Graduate Research Assistant

University of Exeter
July 14, 2024
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Job details

Job reference

P93212

Date posted

01/07/2024

Application closing date

14/07/2024

Location

Exeter (Hybrid)

Salary

The starting salary will be from £32,332 up to £38,205 per annum pro rata on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.

Package

Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Contractual hours

14.6

Basis

Part-time

Job category/type

Research

Attachments

Job/description/P93212.pdf
Graduate Research Assistant

Job description

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

This new part-time (0.4 FTE) post is available from 1 August 2024 until 27 June 2025 on a fixed term basis.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

The post

The Faculty wishes to recruit a 0.4FTE Graduate Research Assistant to support the work of Psychology's Athena Swan Self-Assessment Team. This is available immediately or from 1st August 2024 until 27 June 2025. The successful applicant will support the Head of Department, Director of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, the Department manager, and colleagues in the Athena Swan Self-Assessment Team (SAT) to deliver the department's next Athena Swan submission.

The post will include project management responsibilities for the Athena Swan application, including:

gathering and tracking data and evidence to support the application

analysing data and presenting these in written and graphical form

co-ordinating and implementing Athena Swan activities across the department and beyond

monitoring progress of action plans and collecting evidence of the impact of these actions

supporting the delivery of new initiatives

supporting the writing of the Athena Swan application

About you

The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.

Applicants will be educated to first degree level or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study or equivalent experience and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career

  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a Fertility Treatment Policy

  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.

  • The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

    We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

    Further information

    For further information please contact Prof Joanne Smith, e-mail [email protected].

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