Research Associate in ‘Double-Helix History’

Job Reference : HUM-11487
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 27/02/2018
Salary : £31,604 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
Division : -
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : 1 March 2018 until 31 August 2018

Support for PI on AHRC-funded project ‘Double-Helix History’. Project looks at the way DNA sequencing influences people’s views of the past, in particular in relation to family history and genealogy. The RA will help with two elements: gathering of qualitative data; running an outreach aspect with the public entitled ‘My Double Helix History’. 

You will recruit and run focus groups, gather and analyse data, run workshops, undertake structured interviews, organise events, and contribute to social media profile/ blogs. RA will co-write an article with PI.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as male candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from male applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Jerome De Groot


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

Further Particulars


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.