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Refrence No. :#37002205
Location : Edinburgh
Employer Name :Parity Professionals
Duration: Full Time
Posted On :Jan 10, 2019
Expire On :Feb 21, 2019
Pay Criteria : £150.00 per day
Pay Range: Per Day

Job Description

Research Assistant - £150 per day - 23 months

We here at Parity have an opportunity for an experienced Research Assistant to join a Policy and Research team on a public inquiry in Edinburgh.

This post offers an excellent opportunity for a post-graduate with a social science or history background to gain further research experience in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary environment where they will be making a significant contribution to the development of social policy and practice.

Essential criteria

  • A good Honours Degree (2:1 or a first) or MSc in social sciences or history
  • Highly organised, and efficient
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • The ability to critically evaluate data and other evidence with accuracy and perception
  • Good level of IT literacy, including the use of Word and Excel
  • Be able to work on own initiative, as well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Personal resilience and the ability to deal with what can be a distressing subject matter

Knowledge of the NVivo research tool would be advantageous

BPSS clearance required prior to start date

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