Research Fellow in Education at Centre for International Education

School/department: Education and Social Work
Hours: Part time (0.47 FTE)
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months
Reference: 2402
Salary: Starting from £32,548 and rising to £38,833 per annum, pro rata.
Placed on: 27 October 2017
Closing date: 28 November 2017. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The Centre for International Education (CIE) in the School of Education and Social Work wishes to appoint a part-time Research Fellow to work on a project on “Improving Understanding of Complementary Basic Education (CB) in Ghana” funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

The post holder will assist with the analysis and interpretation of qualitative research findings and contribute to discussions on conclusions and outcomes. The successful candidate will write drafts of the analysis for both academic and policy audiences, and prepare PowerPoint presentations for these audiences.

They will also liaise with other team members in the project and will be expected to travel to Ghana to help organise and collect qualitative data.

Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant subject and have relevant qualitative research training and experience. Applicants should also demonstrate evidence of drafting reports and contributing to writing for publications to a high standard.

For full details of criteria for appointment and duties of the post please see the further particulars of the role attached.

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to make informal contact with Professor Kwame Akyeampong ( before applying.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2402 [PDF 188.24KB]

How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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