Vacancy – Research Associate

The Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) is seeking a part-time Research Associate to work within our Research Work stream, to lead and develop a range of research projects in youth justice and related areas.

This is a part-time post, for 1.5 days a week.

You will have post-graduate qualification in the social sciences or have at least four years professional research experience.   We would be particularly interested in applicants with experience of creative and participatory methods. You should also have experience of researching sensitive topics and understand the practical and ethical issues involved.  Good written and oral communication skills are essential.  Knowledge of youth justice and children and young people in conflict with the law is desirable.

Please note whilst this post is fixed term until June 30, 2021 it may be extended, dependent upon securing appropriate funding.

The closing date for applications is November 1, 2020.

Apply here. 

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Nina Vaswani, Research Fellow (

Formal interviews for this post will be held on November 11, 2020.

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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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