Administrative Assistant For The ELIXIR Study

£35,236 - £35,236

Job Description

Administrative Assistant For The ELIXIR Study



1. Prepare for and assist with facilitating eLIXIR meetings include writing and circulating the agenda, minutes, and outputs



2. Updating project spreadsheets with active projects, funding applications etc.



3. Organising and keeping up to date applications for data access





 




Qualifications

Working towards or completed a Bachelor's degree at minimum.



Skills

1. Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.



2. Highly organized and detail-oriented project management skills



3. Proactive team player able to respond to deadlines.



4. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

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An exciting opportunity exists for an assistant to work on the internally funded pilot study “Identity, Security and Integration of Gurkha migrants in the UK: A social anchoring perspective” at the School of Social Professions and Social Sciences at London Metropolitan University.



The successful candidate will assist for 70 hours (in total) in the internally funded project from March 2024 to June 2024.



The pilot project aims to explore the lives and lived experience of one of the newest migrant groups in Britain, Nepali Gurkhas. In particular, this research helps unfold how Gurkha migrants make sense of their ‘new home’, their own sense of being, connect to different social spaces and access to migrant capitals in a host society/country. The research outputs will involve submission of an external grant proposal and stakeholder engagement workshop.



The Research Assistant would be expected to undertake a range of duties, including the following:



 1.Conduct research




  • Assist in the planning and implementation of specific research activities, as directed;

  • Undertake literature searches on migration, gender and existing institutional structures, strategies, and practices for integration of Gurkha migrants in UK;

  • Assist in data collection and analysis.



 



2. Presentation of findings





 



3. University/School profile




  • As appropriate, liaise with relevant internal and external contacts/organisations in related areas of study.



 



Qualifications

Postgraduate level with experience in gathering relevant information.



Skills

  1. Relevant experience



Understanding research processes.



In order to be shortlisted you must demonstrate that you meet all the essential criteria and as many of the desirable criteria as possible. Where we have a large number of applications (long list) which meet all of the essential criteria, we will then use the desirable criteria to produce a short list.

This role is to support the delivery of focus group and conduct additional tasks related to the DrinksRation project. 



This is a closed advert. 




Qualifications

MSc or above



Skills

Experience on conducting focus groups



Experience on academic publishing 



Knowledge and understanding on mobile health

We are looking for people to participate in 1-hour research study interviews exploring the embedding of conversational AI in everyday products. We will begin by introducing you to one such AI-enabled product, giving you a chance to familiarise yourself with it. Afterwards, you'll have a discussion with a researcher about your thoughts on it. You don't need to have experience with AI-enabled products in the past. If you've participated in one of these interviews before then you unfortunately cannot participate again.



The interviews will take place on Wednesday Feb 21st between 10:00 and 17:00. All interviews will take place at Bush House on the Strand campus. Please researve a slot at https://outlook.office.com/bookwithme/user/046d2e12860145d69fd18eb2bc8e3db0@kcl.ac.uk/meetingtype/PgO_QGnfuUycCs_e5R61dw2?anonymous&ep=mLinkFromTile before applying.




Qualifications

None.



Skills

None.

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