Job Opportunity – Two Research Trainees, Department of Social Policy and Social Work

Deadline: 30 May 2022Hours of Work: 11.1 hours a week, 0.3fte (1 post for 3 months, 1 post for 7 months) Interview Date: TBC About the Role The Department of Social Policy and Social Work are looking to recruit two research trainees to join our ongoing project exploring how we can use asset-based approaches to … Continue reading Job Opportunity – Two Research Trainees, Department of Social Policy and Social Work

Working in Research, 4th May, 4-5pm, Online panel event

Final reminder for this event and confirmed panelists Considering a Career in Research? Not sure what direction you want to take or what your options are? This event is designed to help you gain insight into a range of research-based career opportunities in sectors such as academia, public sector, not for profit and commercial by … Continue reading Working in Research, 4th May, 4-5pm, Online panel event

Job Opportunity: Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions in Language & Linguistic Science 2022-23

Deadline: Tuesday 3 May 2022, 5pmHourly pay: £23.89 (teaching and marking)Hours of work: Varies according to the specific module The Department of Language & Linguistic Science is seeking to fill GTA (Graduate Teaching Assistant) positions for various modules offered across the BA curriculum (C-, I- and H-level) in 2022-23. The relevant (provisional) modules are listed … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions in Language & Linguistic Science 2022-23

Face to face research skills training

The Research Excellence Training Team is now offering a limited number of training sessions face to face. This term’s remaining face to face training sessions are: Preparing a Funding Proposal 24th Feb, 11:00-13:00 Career Planning 3: Developing Your Career Plan 1st March, 09:30-11:30 Academic Careers: CVs & Applications 1st March, 15:30-17:00 Getting Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals 9th March, 13:00-15:00 … Continue reading Face to face research skills training

Career planning workshop for PGRs

Career Planning 2: Understanding your PersonalityTuesday 15 February 2022, 09:30-11:30, ATB/042 This is the second of a series of workshops that will help you to plan your next career steps, but each one can be attended as a stand-alone session. This workshop will focus specifically on understanding your personality preferences using the Myers Briggs Type … Continue reading Career planning workshop for PGRs

Zinc PhD Innovation Internships 2021-22

Are you interested in generating social impact through applied research ? Zinc focus on developing scalable solutions to social problems and have a number of opportunities for researchers, including their Innovation Internships placements scheme which is expected to run from early May to early August. Applications are welcome from PGRs in any academic discipline whose funding … Continue reading Zinc PhD Innovation Internships 2021-22

Part-Time Research Assistant Opportunity

The SIGN project, based out of the department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media (TFTI), is looking to appoint a postgraduate student on a casual basis to assist in a research project relating to the impact of diversity schemes on the career trajectory of those in the screen industries. The successful candidate will support a research … Continue reading Part-Time Research Assistant Opportunity

Funded HM Government Policy Placements: Information Session, 3rd Feb 14:30-15:30

The University is providing funding for three PhD students to undertake a policy internship within the government’s Open Innovation Team (OIT).  The OIT is a cross-government unit that works with experts to generate analysis and ideas for policy. In addition to its growing team of permanent civil servants, we also have PhD placement students who … Continue reading Funded HM Government Policy Placements: Information Session, 3rd Feb 14:30-15:30

Think tank internships and jobs

If you’re interested in careers that link to policy and research, have you thought about working for a think tank ? Smart Thinking is a great careers resources for this sector, with lots of useful articles and advice as well as job and internship listings. This article on transitioning from academia to think tanks could be particularly useful.