Research Associate/Fellow University of Nottingham, Department Education United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow


Closing DateWednesday, 24th May 2017
Job TypeResearch
Salary£26052 to £38183 per annum, pro rata depending on skills and experience (minimum £29301 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Applications are invited for the above role based at the University’s Jubilee Campus.


The role holder will support a ground-breaking longitudinal cohort study based in 30 secondary schools with diverse populations in city, regional and rural locations across England. Funded by Arts Council England, and working in close partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company Education and the Tate Learning teams, the project tracks the arts learning of secondary school teachers and their students over three years. In particular, the research focuses on the contribution that cultural organisations can make to teachers’ professional development and to students’ learning and engagement in the arts and cultural activities. Main responsibilities will include the collection and analysis of quantitative research data.


Applicants should hold a PhD or be close to completion of a PhD in a relevant subject area (i.e. education, sociology, politics, cultural policy). They should also have expertise in conducting quantitative research.


Hours for the post are 29 per week. The post is available on a fixed-term basis between 1 June 2017 and 1 December 2017.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Pat Thomson or Professor Christine Hall: or Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.


The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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