Research Associate in Active Travel Academ

University of Westminster
March 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£19,618 - £22,308
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Research Associate in Active Travel Academy

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Salary £19,618 - £22,308 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School Architecture & Cities

Location Marylebone Road, London

This post is part-time, 17.5 hours per week and fixed term until for 24 months. The salary stated above is the pro-rata amount, the full time salary would be £39,236 -£44,617 per annum (Incl. LWA).

The University of Westminster is looking for a part-time research associate to work on one funded studies: Monitoring access control barrier removal on traffic-free routes, funded by Motability. The postholder will conduct qualitative and quantitative research, including vivacity sensor analysis, qualitative interviews, and surveys to understand active travel practices. They will have excellent knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods. They should be competent at communicating results orally or in writing to colleagues and to external stakeholders and the public.

The postholder will be part of the University's Active Travel Academy, which sits within the School of Architecture and Cities. Established in late 2019, the ATA brings together a range of disciplines and perspectives on active travel and hosts small and large research projects supported by different funders. It organises a range of events and activities, such as the regular ‘Walking at Teatime' and ‘Cycling at Teatime' series and hosts the open access journal Active Travel Studies.

We welcome applications from those with relevant research experience and expertise gained outside as well as inside the university sector. Disabled candidates are encouraged to contact the project PI, Dr Harrie Larrington- Spencer, if they would like to discuss access requirements related to the position or the interview. For these and other informal enquiries about the role, please email [email protected].

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 17 March 2024

Interviews are likely to be held on: 26 March 2024

Administrative contact (for queries only):[email protected]


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