A Postdoctoral Research Assistant position is available at Queen Mary University of London in Dr Janelle Jones’ group, to work on the AHRC-UKRI Covid-19 Rapid Response funded project “Distanced Arts: Investigating the design, delivery, and impacts of Entelechy Arts' Staying Connected Programme”.
The successful candidate should have a PhD (or is close to completion) in Social or Health Psychology, or a closely related field. Candidates must have demonstrable experience in the successful management of mixed method, longitudinal, and community-based research projects (ideally with older adults). Excellent research project management and associated organisational, administrative, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential. Candidates must also be proficient in the use of data analysis software (e.g., SPSS, R, NVivo). Experience with semi-structured interviewing, thematic analysis, longitudinal data analysis, and general data management would be an advantage. A proven track record of published research in social and/or health psychology applied to ageing is highly desirable.
Working closely with Entelechy Arts (www.entelechyarts.co.uk), the post-holder will conduct qualitative research with staff, artists, and volunteers on the design and delivery of their distanced arts programme, Staying Connected. The post-holder will also conduct quantitative longitudinal research to investigate the impact(s) of Staying Connected on older adults’ connection, health, and well-being. The main role of this post includes the on-going co-ordination and management of the research project. This involves data collection, data entry, screening and analysis, as well as writing up findings for dissemination to external stakeholders and publication in peer-reviewed journals. The post holder will have the opportunity to manage a part-time research assistant who will support the project.
At QMUL, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for fixed-term), season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. We also offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Mile End campus in London (with remote working available). It is full-time and fixed-term for up to 15 months. As this is a rapid response project, the successful candidate must be able to start on 1st May 2021 (or sooner, if possible) The salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £33,324 - £38,084 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
伦敦大学玛丽女王学院(Queen Mary, University of London，官方简称QMUL)又译伦敦大学玛丽皇后学院, 世界百强名校，英国常春藤名校联盟"罗素大学集团"成员，英联邦大学联盟成员, 是伦敦大学联盟中规模较大的独立学院之一。伦敦大学玛丽女王学院是由玛丽女王学院、Westfield学院、St Bartholomew's医学院以及London Hospital Medical College合并成立。2013年，官方将伦敦大学玛丽王后·威斯特费尔学院(Queen Mary and Westfield College ) 更名为伦敦大学玛丽女王学院。伦敦大学玛丽女王学院频繁位列欧洲顶级名校和世界百强名校。在目前和过往的校友或职员中，有六位诺贝尔奖获得者。
大学的主校园坐落于伦敦东区的Mile End，其他3个校区皆位于伦敦东区中心地带。学校现有学生17,000多人，员工4000余人，包括来自100多个国家1,000多人的留学生。在2014年QS世界大学排名中取得了进步，位列全球98位，英国18位。在2014泰晤士世界大学排名位列全球114位，英国14位。同时在英国官方2014ref排名中在学术质量排名(by GPA)中排名英国第9。