JS967 – Research Assistant

University of Greenwich


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School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Location:  Greenwich Campus
£16.68 per hour
Part Time Hours:  Job Shop – Maximimum10 hours per week
Contract Type: 
Fixed Term
Release Date:  Tuesday 07 March 2023
Closing Date:  Tuesday 14 March 2023
Interview Date: 

To be confirmed
Reference:  JS967
School of Humanities and Social Sciences 


Greenwich Campus


£16.68 per hour

Part Time Hours: 

Maximum 10 hours per week

Contract Type: 

Fixed Term

Release Date: 

Closing Date: 

Interview Date: 

To be confirmed


We have a vacancy for a Research Assistant to work with Dr Jessica Simpson, Dr Helen Rand and Dr Kate Dawson on a project entitled: Students and Sex Work: An exploration of the knowledge, experiences and support needs of students and staff at Greenwich

Essential criteria: The candidate must be studying either Sociology, Criminology or Psychology at level 5 or 6

Ideal candidate: you will be motivated, organised and willing to be flexible in your working hours. Please note that you can work around your timetable. You will have some prior knowledge/understanding of the sex industry and an understanding of research methods e.g., surveys and research ethics. 

What is involved: you will assist with survey development, data collection, advertising, dissemination, data analysis, literature review, report writing and other related tasks. In this role you will receive ongoing training and support. 

Practicalities: this is a paid for position with an immediate start and 31 July 2023 finish. You will be expected to work no more than 10 hours per week over the duration of approximately four months (March – July).

TO APPLY: please send a CV and brief cover letter (no more than 1 page) indicating why you would be suitable for this role to [email protected] by Monday 6 March 2023 at 5pm.

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