Announcing New Vacancy

Research Associate

The Children & Young People’s Centre for Justice and the Schools of Social Work & Social Policy, Law and Education are inviting applications for a Research Associate to work on a Nuffield Foundation-funded project entitled: ‘Challenging Justice Inequalities: Co-producing change with children in conflict with the Law’. The project is co-directed by Dr Nina Vaswani, Principal Investigator (CYCJ), Prof. Yvette Taylor (Education), Dr Michelle Donnelly (Law) and Dr Robert Porter (CELCIS).

This is an excellent opportunity for an early career researcher to work on a multi-disciplinary and participatory project that aims to create real world impact. The researcher will be part of a Faculty with thriving teaching and research cultures and will have opportunities to engage with other researchers doing work in relation to children, young people, intersectionality, rights and justice. To be considered for the role, you will be educated to a PhD level in an appropriate discipline, or have a Master’s degree and relevant professional experience. You will have experience of coproduction or participatory research with children and young people, and a clear ability to engage with children and young people. You will have an ability to plan and organise your own workload effectively and an ability to work within a team environment. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to listen, engage and persuade, and to present complex information in an accessible way to a range of audiences.

Please note that this is a fixed term appointment until 30th June 2026 and the successful candidate will be required to be registered in the PVG Scheme. The post will commence in July 2024.

Salary: £36,024 – £44,263
Term: Fixed Term till 30th June 2026
Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2024

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