Research Assistant

Job Description

This position is for an advanced PhD student to do a literature review on the rule of law. This literature review will support a grant bid on the status and role of the principles of the rule of law in emergencies (such as the Covid-19 pandemic). With guidance, the PhD student will identify, summarize, and create a bibliographical list of the most important contributions in political/legal philosophy, law, history, and political science to the idea of the rule of law. A student pursuing a PhD in one of these fields is therefore the best fit.




Qualifications

PhD upgrade passed



Skills

PhD Upgrade passed. Research experience in political philosophy/law/politics/history. Self-motivated and well organized with excellent communication skills.

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Event assistant for an SSPP event on 25 June (Tuesday) in The Exchange, Strand campus. Shift timings are 5-8pm BST.



Duties include checking in guests, helping with the roving mic. 



Event details: 'General Election 2024: Manifestos Under The Microscope'.  



In this event on 25 June polling expert Sophie Stowers (King's Policy Institute) will moderate an expert discussion on the proposed policies in their published manifestos. The panel will seek to answer whether what the parties are proposing is feasible, affordable, or evidence-based. The event will cut through some of the noise of the campaign to provide insights into key policy areas including security, the environment, immigration and the economy.



More: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/events/general-election-2024-manifestos-under-the-microscope



Qualifications

Students who have not completed the Right to work check will not be considered.



Skills

Preference to SSPP students. Prior event experience is desirable but not essential. 

The KCLWP Pre-16 Team are looking for a group of ambassadors to support at our annual Family Day on Saturday 13th July 2024. The shift time will run from 08:45am-3:30pm. Family day will take place on the Stand Campus.



If you are selected for this shift, there is a compulsory PAID briefing on Friday 12th July from 2:00pm-3:30pm on the Strand Campus. Please do not apply for this shift unless you can attend this complusory PAID breifing. 



We will be expecting around 200 guests for a fun and informative day filled with academic skills sessions, subject workshops, parent talks, free lunch etc.



Ambassadors will be supporting with:




  • - Registering guests on arrival

  • - Directing guests to the right rooms

  • - Supporting with the pupil sessions/workshops

  • - Leading campus tours

  • - Sharing your experience as a student at King's

  • - Setting up and packing down the event and more...

  • Any confident medic ambassors will also be potential used to lead clinical skills workshops.



This will be a fun shift where you will get to work with many of our Scholars and their families. Lunch will be provided for you on the day.



If you are selceted for this shift, you will be sent a Microscoft form to fill out with some additional details.



Please do not apply for this shift if you are unavailable to attend the compulsory PAID briefing on Friday 12th July from 2:00pm-3:30pm on the Strand. Campus.



Qualifications

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Skills

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We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Research Documentation Assistant to support us in documenting our “Inclusion in Experience-Based Learning” project activities. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy, completeness, and clarity of all project documentation. This position offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience in research documentation, project management, and writing for academic audiences.



Key Responsibilities 



   - Assist in the creation, organization, and maintenance of comprehensive project documentation, including research notes, reports, and summaries.



   - Ensure all documentation is accurate, up-to-date, and adheres to the required standards and formats.



   - Collect, organize, and manage qualitative and quantitative data related to the research project.



   - Draft and edit documents such as short reports and blogs.



   - Proofread and format documents to ensure clarity, coherence, and consistency.



   - Work closely with the researcher to understand project goals and requirements.



Qualifications

Undergraduate course completed 



Skills

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with documentation management tools.



- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



- Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in documentation.



- Strong organizational and time management skills.



- Ability to work collaboratively with a research team and independently as needed.

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