Research Assisstant (Climate Change Research)

Job Description

We are seeking a research assistant to work approximately 60 hours to help with qualitative research on climate change.



The research assistant will be asked to read and code interview transcripts according to the instructions of the researchers.



The interviews were carried out on climate change topics with Australian politicians.



The work will start in early May, and it will be completed over a period of approximately three weeks.



 



To apply, please send your CV and a brief expression of interest by 3 May to:



Professor Sarah Birch, sarah.birch@kcl.ac.uk




Qualifications

BA in a social science discipline



Skills

The post-holder will be an MA or PhD student in the social sciences. A background in political science is preferred, though a political geographer or sociologist with expertise on climate change could also do the work. Experience with Nvivo, or an equivalent software package is preferred.

 

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Duties include liaising with relevant colleagues to collate content, editing and uploading copy and assets (such as photos, videos and publications) onto the CMS (Contensis), and managing the sign off process with key stakeholders.



Qualifications

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Skills

Experience of using content management systems (CMS) to manage websites (ideally Contensis), an eye for detail, good writing/editing skills and excellent stakeholder management skills.

 



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The Arts Cluster Business Operations Team is seeking to appoint a music student as a Music Intern; this position would be most appropriate for an undergraduate student currently in their second year of the BMus degree. Your job will be to audit all the Music Department rooms on a weekly basis during term time to make sure all equipment is in its correct place and in full working order; to check the AV and IT in each teaching room is working properly at the beginning of each semester; and to be available to support the smooth running of performance examinations during the May examination period. The Music Intern may also be asked to assist with the induction of new Performance teachers in Semester 1. Depending on task, you will report to the Arts Cluster Business Operations Manager, and Performance staff in the Department of Music.



This is a part time post (4 hours per week, with an additional 3 hours per day during the period of Performance recitals, and 2 hours per semester for AV/IT checks), and you will be offered a fixed term contract until 15 December 2024 



Qualifications

A first degree in a relevant subject area



Skills

Essential criteria



1.         Ability to work responsibly, efficiently and in a time-sensitive fashion both independently, and as part of a team



2.         Basic knowledge of the correct and safe functioning of musical instruments, especially grand, upright, and digital pianos, portable recording equipment, and other music accessories such as music stands and microphones



3.         The ability to move and resite moderately heavy furniture safely



4.         Accurate sense of musical pitch



5.         Ability to compile and retain up-to-date and accurate records, and to communicate these in a timely and accurate fashion



6.         Basic skills in MS Office, including Excel, Outlook & Sharepoint

 



Desirable criteria



1.         A second-year undergraduate BMus student



2.         Familiarity with music department rooms and their customary use

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