Job Vacancy – Manchester Metropolitan University – Research Associate (Gender-Based Violence)

Job Title: Research Associate (Gender-Based Violence)
Salary/ Rate: Grade 7 (£30,942 to £34,804)
Location: Manchester Birley Campus
Closing Date: 23 September 2021
Hours: 35 hours per week

Duration: Fixed Term: 2 years from time of appointment (Job share also available)

This is a unique opportunity to develop your work in the field of gender-based violence. The post is based in the Global Perspectives, Marginalisation and Thriving Communities Research Cluster, Department of Nursing, Manchester Metropolitan University. This multi-disciplinary Research Cluster is co-directed by Prof. Khatidja Chantler with whom the successful applicant will work. The Research Cluster also has an active gender-based violence group that the successful applicant will work with.    

We are appointing a Research Associate to work on

  • current studies on gender-based violence
  • develop innovative research ideas and methods
  • take a substantial role in the preparation of bids for submission to national bodies.

Research experience in gender-based violence and methodological expertise (preferably mixed methods) is required.

A PhD in Social Work, Psychology, Criminology or a related field is essential.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a track record of contributing to successful research bids
  • evidence of excellent organisation skills with proven ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • excellent data analysis and writing skills, IT skills as well as the ability to work cooperatively within a team are essential.

To apply:

Please submit your CV and cover letter to the online portal.

For informal inquiries about the post, please contact Prof. Khatidja Chantler at 

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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