Announcing New Vacancies

CYCJ are currently recruiting for a number of exciting new jobs, including a significant strategic role and two new fixed term posts who will be leading an evaluation of the Scottish Child Interview Model (SCIM) on behalf of the Scottish Government.  

Research Assistant (550255)

Salary :   £31,396 – £34,980

Closing Date: 15th August

We are seeking a Research Assistant to provide short-term support and work alongside our Research Fellow and Research Associates on a range of externally funded research and evaluations.  This includes research in relation to the children’s hearings system, and Bairns’ Hoose as well as direct fieldwork with children, young people and professionals on a range of projects, and other research support as required.  A PVG will be required for the successful candidate.

You will be a graduate in the social sciences with good written and oral communication skills and experience in a range of social research methods and analysis.  You should understand the practical and ethical issues involved in conducting research with children and young people. Knowledge and understanding of CYCJ and the context of youth justice in Scotland is desirable.

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Research Associate (545925)

Salary :   £36,024 – £44,263

Closing Date: 13th August

We are seeking a Research Associate to work within our Research Workstream to: evaluate how the Scottish Child Interview Model (SCIM) has been implemented in nine partnership areas across Scotland; appraise its impact on the experiences and outcomes for children and young people, including, but not limited to, use of the joint investigative interview as Evidence in Chief in criminal proceedings, hearsay evidence in civil proceedings, and resulting impact on further evidence requirements from children. 

You will have a post-graduate qualification in the social sciences or extensive professional research experience.  We are particularly interested in applicants with experience of research within the field of child protection. You should also have experience of researching sensitive topics and understand the practical and ethical issues involved in researching with children and young people.  Good written skills are essential, as is the ability to communicate and engage with a wide range of audiences from children and families to senior legal professionals.

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Contact Us

Children's and Young People's Centre for Justice
University of Strathclyde
Lord Hope Building, Level 6
141 St. James Road Glasgow G4 0LT

(0141) 444 8622

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