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Research Associate Addressing School Related Gender Based Violence to Promote Safe and Supportive Learning Environments


University College London

Research Associate
Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)

The appointment will be full time (36.5 hours per week) and available from 1 September 2015 until 31 December 2017

Salary will be on the Grade 7 scale for Research Associate, in the range of £30,434 to £ 37,394 per annum, plus £2,919 London Allowance per annum

You will join the project team for the international research project: Addressing School Related Gender Based Violence (SRGBV) to Promote Safe and Supportive Learning Environments. You will join a group at IOE who specialise in gender, education and international development. This project is a partnership with UNICEF (2015-2017), which aims to strengthen evidence based policy and programming in education in Ethiopia, Zambia, Cote d’Ivoire and Togo.

Your primary role will be to work on Addressing School Related Gender Based Violence (SRGBV) project. In addition, you will provide support with teaching on the MA in Education, Gender and International Development and with other work in our team relating to gender, development, education and social justice. You will contribute to the design of qualitative and quantitative components of the research, engage in data collection, facilitate and support of data collection processes, and data analysis and contribute to capacity building work, including facilitating and contributing to training of researchers and data collectors, and knowledge sharing with policy makers and practitioners in partner countries.

You will have a good degree or equivalent qualification, preferably at Master’s level, in a social science or cognate discipline with a substantial component on gender issues, be fluent in oral and written communication in French and English and have experience of conducting research in the area of gender, education and/or development. The ability to write clearly and concisely, experience of supporting learning on issues of gender, education and/or development, possibly gained as a student involved in peer support/reading groups during an MA and, of working in a research team are also essential.

Reference: 1478159

Closing date: 14th August 2015

Interview date: 7th September 2015

To apply please visit www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs

For further details about this post please email jobs@ioe.ac.uk or call 020 7612 6159 (24 hour answerphone).

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