This post will be fixed-term until 30 September 2022, and it is anticipated that the appointee will start on 1 October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Applications are invited for a part-time Research Assistant (0.5FTE) to work with Professor Nandini Das and Dr Jason Todd on their European Research Council (ERC) funded project TRACTION (Teaching Race, Belonging, Empire and Migration). The project will produce a pioneering online platform of training, resources, and community network to equip school teachers to engage with issues of race, belonging, empire, and migration in the classroom. Its dual focus on skills-training and community-building is unique, and designed for both immediate and sustainable impact.
The RA will work closely with Professor Nandini Das (PI) on designing the technical brief for the online TRACTION platform, and with Dr Jason Todd (Co-I) on developing content for the Teaching Toolkit. The RA will take also responsibility for day-to-day administration of the project, including liaison. The project is subcontracting the technical development to an external company and will also work closely with subject consultants and an advisory board.
The project will run to 30 September 2022.
Further particulars (which all applicants must consult) are available via the link below.
Applications (which should include a CV and a supporting statement explaining your suitability for the post) must be made online via the link above by 12 noon on 30 June 2021. You will be asked to upload a CV, and supporting statement. Please ensure all documents are uploaded as PDF files.
Interviews will be held online on 21 July 2021.