Job reference: HUM-023027
Salary: £36,024 to £38,205 per annum according to relevant experience
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Humanities
Location: Oxford Road
Employment type: Fixed Term
Division/Team: Manchester Institute of Education
Hours Per Week: Full time
Closing date: 05/10/2023
Contract Duration: from 1st November 2023 until 31st October 2026
School/Directorate: School of Environment, Education & Development

Job Description

The Manchester Institute of Education (MIE) is seeking an outstanding Quantitative Research Associate to join our thriving and dynamic research community. The Research Associate will work as part of a research team under the supervision of Dr Charlotte Bagnall (Principal Investigator, MIE) and co-investigators Professor Pamela Qualter (MIE), Dr Margarita Panayiotou (MIE) and Professor Divya Jindal-Snape (University of Dundee) in order to realise the objectives and development of a research programme around supporting children’s emotional wellbeing over primary-secondary school transitions. The aim of the research is to co-produce, with young people, a sensitive instrument to measure children’s emotional wellbeing during this time, and the successful candidate will be involved in both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis (including conducting a Delphi study, longitudinal psychometric assessment, longitudinal validation, and latent growth curve modelling).

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.

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Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Charlotte Bagnall


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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