Research Assistant (part-time, fixed term)
Administrator (REAL Centre) (part-time, fixed-term)
Research Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Salary: £25,023-£28,982 p..a. pro rata
Dr Arathi Sriprakash is looking for a Research Assistant to work for the equivalent of one day per week, within the research project 'The contested science of education and international development: the UNESCO Project on International Tensions 1949-1953'.
The project involves an historical analysis of the development, circulation, and contestation of social scientific knowledge about education and social reform, using the case of the UNESCO Project on International Tensions 1949-1953. Focusing on India in the years following Independence, the research seeks to identify, examine and analyse the work of researchers and educators who wrestled with the application of social scientific knowledge to education planning and intervention in contexts of decolonisation and national reconstruction.
We are seeking a researcher to assist with reviewing of literature, and identification and analysis of archival material relating to the UNESCO project on international tensions 1949-1953. Some travel to archives in London will be required. The position includes opportunities for co-publishing scholarly outputs.
For full details of the post and the person specification, please see the further particulars for the post.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for up to 8 months in the first instance.
To apply online for this vacancy, please go to http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/11833/ This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Arathi Sriprakash (email@example.com).
We hope to hold interviews in the second week of November 2016.
Closing date: 27 October 2016
Administrator (REAL Centre) (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Salary: £25,023-£28,982 p.a. pro rata
The Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the University of Cambridge
We are looking for an administrator to the recently-established research Centre focusing on education and international development within the Faculty of Education. Working 18.25 hours per week, you will play a crucial part in the management and co-ordination of the Centre's work, and ensure the day-to-day smooth running of the office. The Centre's staff are actively engaged in research projects related to addressing education inequalities in access and learning in collaboration with partners primarily based in countries in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Information about the Centre can be found here: http://www.educ.cam.ac.uk/centres/real/
Dimensions of the role include to support the Centre through fundraising and outreach, as well as to support existing research projects associated with the Centre which currently total up to over £1 million per annum. You will support the preparation of research bids, and monitor and provide statements of expenditure on projects on a regular basis.
The Centre collaborates with NGOs, ministries, aid donors and academic institutions in countries primarily in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and you will play a key part in handling these external relations, as well as supporting Centre staff in planning and organising their international research visits, as well as for Visiting Scholars to the Centre. You will also organise seminars and events, and arrange publicity and outreach of the Centre's activities.
Our ideal candidate will be educated to at least A-level standard, and will be highly competent in standard software packages and social media. You will need to be able to prioritise your own workload, and will have a very good standard of inter-personal skills with the ability to relate to people from a diversity of cultures and across a range of professional roles. Previous administrative experience will be essential which you will preferably have gained in an academic environment.
For full details please see the further particulars.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 29 December 2017 in the first instance.
To apply online for this vacancy, please go to http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/11834/ and click on the 'Apply' button. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Pauline Rose (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We hope to hold interviews in the week commencing 28 November, 2016.
Please quote reference JR10463 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
Closing date: 11 November 2016
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