Research Assistant: Cyber/Digital Hub

University of Wolverhampton

Part-time 14 hours per week, temporary post until March 2024.

Would you like to work with a brand-new centre developing and delivering research focused on innovative social solutions community based social care?  The NATIONAL DIGITAL & CYBER SOCIAL INNOVATION HUB will launch in April 2023 and you would play a pivotal role in supporting the Director Prof. Elaine Arnull to bring together the launch, network with key stakeholders and develop a research programme and dissemination strategy on the work undertaken in the hub. The ND & CSI Hub brings together academics, community members, those who use and work in social care and community-based support, professionals, local authority partners, private and independent providers, digital and tech entrepreneurs and cyber security experts. Rigorous academic research and knowledge exchange activities will help those working in the sector to understand and adopt innovative social care solutions working alongside those who need and deliver social and community-based care. Through co-creation we will develop and deliver innovative and inclusive solutions to social care problems, including an enterprise incubator for micro-enterprises. 

You need an inclusive approach and an understanding of digital and cyber technologies and the social policy and practice landscape of social work, social care and community based care and social innovations in providing support and help. You should have a Masters degree; a PhD in a relevant area or working towards a PhD is desirable. 

For more information email Prof Elaine Arnull: [email protected]

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