Paid role: EDI Research Centre Project Manager

The Department of Psychology is seeking a part-time Project Manager to work with Dr. Karisha Kimone George on an Enhancing Research Culture funded project to develop an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Research Centre. The Centre will be particularly focused on supporting research in relation to areas such as:

  • decolonising research practice
  • destabilising systemic inequalities
  • pioneering innovative pedagogical practices which increase engagement among underrepresented
    student groups, and
  • developing interdisciplinary research methodologies.

The post will involve liaising with stakeholders working within EDI, organising EDI events, and working with the University’s communications department to develop an EDI Research Centre website.


Among the aims of the EDI Research Centre are to develop an EDI Advisory board, a guidance framework for engaging in EDI Research, and an EDI seminar series. The successful applicant will work closely with the project lead on these tasks.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • Candidates should have a first degree, and be in the process of completing a PhD.
  • Candidates should have some experience in project management.
  • Experience in championing EDI is necessary.

Selection process

The intern will be paid £18.61 an hour. The appointment is available from 1 April 2024 – 30 June 2024 for 2.5 days a week (17.5 hours a week).

Submission deadline: Please submit your CV and cover letter to by midday 22 March 2024.
Interview date: 26-27 March 2024

For informal enquiries: please contact Karisha George:

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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Christine Comrie

Student Communications Officer

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