Jobs at Goldsmiths
Research Assistant - Degree Awarding Gap
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. For more information about Goldsmiths, please visit: www.goldsmiths.ac.uk
About the Role
The successful candidate will work as part of a small team to support the university’s engagement with racial justice. This will primarily involve leading in the development, design and analysis of an internal audit to explore how the College engages with racial justice and to identify areas for improvement. They will work strategically to build relationships with staff, faculty and students across the university in order to ensure the successful delivery of this project. The successful candidate will be managed by Dr Nicola Rollock and based within the Executive & Governance team.
About the Candidate
Applicants should be educated to Masters level or equivalent in the social sciences; have experience of carrying out research projects including carrying out focus groups and interviews; be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the higher education context and, importantly, possess a strong practical understanding of racial justice. Experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis is strongly desirable as is an ability to work with a range of stakeholders. Excellent interpersonal skills and strong written and spoken English are essential.
We have generous benefits – an agile working environment, 28 days’ annual leave (pro-rata) plus 6 paid closure days (4 at Christmas and 2 at Easter) plus all Bank Holidays, great transport links, a defined benefit pension scheme, support for professional development and a broad range of wellbeing initiatives such as staff choir, running club and creative writing classes.
Goldsmiths, University of London is passionate about advancing equality and celebrating diversity.