Creative Research Assistant (multiple FT and PT roles available)

Sheffield Hallam University
June 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742 to £29,605
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Creative Research Assistant (multiple FT and PT roles available)

College of Social Sciences & Arts Academic Grade 5 - £25,742 to £29,605 per annum (pro rata) dependent on experience

The Project - Mental Health Intervention for Young People

Lab4Living has secured funding to co-design online resources to support young people from diverse and underserved backgrounds, who experience forms of anxiety, depression, stress, and poor mental health. The project is called ORIGIN and more information can be found out about it via our project partners webpage.

The team we are recruiting will play a pivotal role in creating an ‘online museum', with content focused on ‘hidden' narratives from people who are diverse and under-represented, working in partnership with museums, galleries and cultural partners across the country, using their creative experience to develop new ‘exhibits for the new museum'.

The Role

As a Research Assistant you will work with colleagues to undertake activities to support the project outlined below. Activities associated with this post will include:

  • Working with and for young people (age 16-24) from under-represented backgrounds and with mental health issues
  • Design, creation and production of an ‘online museum' of hidden stories, with young people.
  • Organising and co-ordinating a national network of young co-design partners who will gather potential stories from local museums and galleries.
  • Work with museums, galleries and cultural partners to explore their archives for ‘hidden' narratives.
  • Working with industry partner Imagineear to turn stories into a variety of content formats for the online museum.
  • Full support will be available to successful candidates.

    Please ensure you follow the ‘Application Guidance' details, which can be found within the ‘Job Details' document and utilise the ‘Supporting Statement Template' when submitting your application.

    The Team

    Lab4Living is a design led interdisciplinary research group at Sheffield Hallam University, which is recognised by the sector for undertaking world- leading research in design for health. This research is manifested in award- winning products, and interventions that contribute to policy that positively impact on people's lives.

    You can find out more about the research centre at www.

    Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

    The role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route so if you are an international applicant, you will need to ensure you have an appropriate visa to evidence the necessary right to work in the UK.

    Our benefits

    We offer a diverse range of benefits and opportunities to pursue a rewarding and fulfilling career in a supportive environment. To find out more, please visit The Hallam Deal: Your Benefits.

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    We welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements

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    Contact Person : Dr Joe Langley Contact Number : 07760 882 488 Date Advertised : 18-May-2024 Closing Date : 16-Jun-2024 Location : Hybrid / City (White Building) Employment Type : Fixed Term - Full Time Job number : 105905

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