University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Research Assistant - quantitative analysis

Research Assistant - quantitative analysis School of Human Sciences Location: Greenwich Campus

Salary: £14.57 per hour including LW Part Time Hours: 2-5 hours per week Contract Type: Fixed Term Release Date: Saturday 03 February 2024 Closing Date: Friday 16 February 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: JS1126

The Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences require a part time Student Research Assistant for a fixed term contract of up to 6 months to provide support for projects in the School of Human Sciences for data management on the ‘Righting Recidivism' project.

You will be based in the School of Human Sciences, at the Greenwich campus of the University of Greenwich. Working primarily online, you will be required to support a range of tasks that help to fulfil the grant. These include: using referencing software to update manuscript references, cleaning or inputting data, preparing surveys on Qualtrics or Prolific, formatting documents and presentations, conducting simple literature reviews, and identifying potential grants or awards relevant to the research.

The expected hours are at least 1 per week (with a maximum of 4 hours per week). However, these are negotiable, and depend on how the research progresses.

This contract may also be extended.

You will require good personal and communication skills and be able to work under pressure. It is essential that you are fluent in English with very good verbal and written communication skills.

Please read full job description for further information and person specification.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Martha Newson, email [email protected]

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all students enrolled at the University of Greenwich who meet the criteria.

Should you have any queries please contact the Jobshop Recruitment Team on [email protected]

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

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The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge / Mentally Healthy Universities , we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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Job details


Research Assistant - quantitative analysis


University of Greenwich


United Kingdom


February 04, 2024

Application deadline

February 16, 2024

Job type



Medicine,Social Science

About the employer

The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.

Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.

The university offers many undergraduate- and postgraduate-level programmes in various fields like accounting, finance, architecture, science, business, management, engineering, arts, English, social science, history, law, marketing, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology. And, the university offers these courses through its Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Education and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programmes. Further, the university's industrial placement scheme is available to help students get suitable jobs.

The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include Charles K. Kao, a well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Malorie Blackman is the author of some famous novels like Hacker, A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E, Pig-Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies and Dead Gorgeous. Jamie Adenuga (Jme) is a popular record producer and co-founder of Boy Better Know. Abiy Ahmed is the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Dave Rowntree is the drummer in the rock band, Blur. He is also an English animator, solicitor, and politician.

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