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Research Assistant

£41,984 - £41,984
 

Job Description

The post-holder will conduct research to determine levels and characteristics of Postgraduate Research Student scholarship funding in UK Russell Group Universities. This work will be conducted remotely via internet-based research and telephone/teams where necessary. The output will be a report containing an excel file and word document detailing the following:



- A summary of PGR scholarship funding opportunities in each Russell Group university



- Overall quantity of scholarships by university



- Quantity of scholarships in social science faculties specifically



- Summary of categories of scholarship mechanisms offered across universities



- Analysis of key trends or patterns of funding given above data



- Bar charts illustrating above data



This work will be supervised by SSPP Associate Dean (Doctoral Studies) Dr Christopher Holmes either on teams or in face to face meetings.




Qualifications

Relevant degree or PhD qualification 



Skills

Key skills required



- Fluency in English



- Ability to write accurate and high-quality text



- Good data organisation skills



- Effective time-management and inter-personal skills



- Proficiency in excel, including creating basic graphs

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Research Temp 




Qualifications

N/A



Skills

Research Experience 

The Global Mobility Office (also known as GloMo) is seeking four current King’s students to join us as Peer Advisors for the 2024/25 academic year.  We encourage applications from students from underrepresented and widening participation backgrounds



We are looking for someone friendly, enthusiastic and reliable who has previously studied or worked abroad on a placement facilitated through GloMo (i.e. Summer exchange or a semester/year abroad as part of your degree).  You should have an interest in international education and an awareness of the value of experiencing different cultures.   



This role will involve assisting with the incoming Study Abroad Orientation week in both September and January (welcoming approximately 1000 students across the academic year), as well as other events during the year for both incoming and outgoing students.  You’ll spend two hours per week in the GloMo office working on other administrative tasks and projects, which will vary depending on the office’s needs and your particular skills.  You will also act as an advisor to outgoing students, by talking about your own experiences and challenges whilst studying abroad, and assisting with events such as pre-departure meetings. 



You must be available for the September 2024 (16th – 20th) and January 2025 (8th – 11th) orientation periods to be eligible for this position.  The role will begin from early September 2024 (exact start date can be negotiated, but ideally week commencing 2nd September) and will finish at the end of April 2025. 



Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August via Teams. 



To apply for the position, please apply via this advert and complete our application form online.   If you have any questions about your eligiblity for this role, please contact Sarah Goodyear, Global Mobility Senior Officer (Incoming Students Coordinator) at sarah.goodyear@kcl.ac.uk




Qualifications

N/A



Skills

You must have studied or worked abroad as part of your degree or facilitated by Global Mobility.



Not essential but beneficial:



Administrative experience



Ambassador experience



Customer service experience

The Global Mobility Office (also known as GloMo) is seeking four current King’s students to join us as Peer Advisors for the 2024/25 academic year.  We encourage applications from students from underrepresented and widening participation backgrounds



We are looking for someone friendly, enthusiastic and reliable who has previously studied or worked abroad on a placement facilitated through GloMo (i.e. Summer exchange or a semester/year abroad as part of your degree).  You should have an interest in international education and an awareness of the value of experiencing different cultures.   



This role will involve assisting with the incoming Study Abroad Orientation week in both September and January (welcoming approximately 1000 students across the academic year), as well as other events during the year for both incoming and outgoing students.  You’ll spend two hours per week in the GloMo office working on other administrative tasks and projects, which will vary depending on the office’s needs and your particular skills.  You will also act as an advisor to outgoing students, by talking about your own experiences and challenges whilst studying abroad, and assisting with events such as pre-departure meetings. 



You must be available for the September 2024 (16th – 20th) and January 2025 (8th – 11th) orientation periods to be eligible for this position.  The role will begin from early September 2024 (exact start date can be negotiated, but ideally week commencing 2nd September) and will finish at the end of April 2025. 



Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August via Teams. 



To apply for the position, please apply via this advert and complete our application form online.   If you have any questions about your eligiblity for this role, please contact Sarah Goodyear, Global Mobility Senior Officer (Incoming Students Coordinator) at sarah.goodyear@kcl.ac.uk




Qualifications

N/A



Skills

You must have studied or worked abroad as part of your degree or facilitated by Global Mobility.



Not essential but beneficial:



Administrative experience



Ambassador experience



Customer service experience

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