Jobs at Goldsmiths

Jobs at Goldsmiths

Post doctoral Research Assistant

Vacancy Type
Contract Length
30 months
Full Time
36,861 - 39,846
Actual Hours
Interview Date
28 June
Contact Details
Rebecca Charlton
Posted Date
Closing Date
Ref No

Goldsmiths, University of London is a world-leading centre of educational excellence where ground-breaking research meets innovative teaching and thinking. We're looking for inspiring and talented people to help build on our global reputation while also growing personally in a true learning organisation.

We are a global Institution and a diverse community welcoming people from all over the world – over a third of our students and staff come from outside the UK. Our campus is located in London, one of the most diverse university where more than 300 languages are spoken each day. Firmly committed to our South East London roots, we are global in our reach and outlook, collaborating with universities and colleges from around the world and undertaking research with an international focus.

The Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London is a thriving centre of excellence in research and teaching. We have 45 academic staff and a focus on intellectually rigorous thinking and research. The department is rated in the UK top 10 for research intensity (REF 2014), with 72% of its research judged as internationally excellent or world-leading. The QS World University placed the department 18th in the UK, and just outside the top 100 world-wide.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in psychology, social work or a related discipline, ideally with a strong background in co-production, training evaluation, working with autistic people or ageing. The applicant will require knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research skills, and experience with participatory research. They should also be able to demonstrate experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals, develop as an independent investigator in a specific area of research. The applicant will continue to update personal knowledge and to develop skills within own specialist research area.

The candidate will report verbally and in writing on all aspects of work undertaken as required by the project supervisor. Please see more details about the position we are recruiting for on the Job Description and Job Specification.