Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Job: Oxford Centre for Criminology

Fixed-term 2.5-year Research Officer
Salary: £28,983–35,646 per annum
The Centre for Criminology is looking for a Research Officer to work on a 30-month study funded by the ESRC examining the problem of adolescent-to-parent violence. The project is directed by Dr. Rachel Condry. We are looking for a person with the skills and experience to play a full and active part in undertaking, analyzing and writing-up the research. The person appointed will be responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of the project, including managing the collection of data; coding and analysis; and writing outputs based upon the research.
We are looking to appoint someone who has, or is very soon to complete, a doctorate in criminology, sociology or a related social science discipline, or who has equivalent research experience. The postholder will be expected to have knowledge and experience of conducting, analyzing and writing up qualitative research. The person appointed will be organized, efficient, able to conduct research with sensitivity, and capable of taking their own initiative and solving problems. He or she will be expected to work without close supervision, and have the ability or potential to produce high quality outputs for the academic and professional community. This is an exciting opportunity for an able and enthusiastic social scientist to develop their knowledge, skills and career following the completion of a doctorate.
The post is based in the Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford and is full-time for 30 months. The Centre hopes to fill the vacancy from 1st August 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Further particulars may be obtained on the web at or from Sarah Parkin, Centre for Criminology, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ (email, tel. + 44 (0)1865 274448). Applications should include a detailed CV together with a letter explaining why you are interested in the job and how you meet the selection criteria. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Dr. Rachel Condry; email: 01483 683766. The closing date for applications is Thursday 8th April; it is planned to hold interviews on Monday 26th April 2010.
The University of Oxford is an equal opportunities employer.

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