Post Graduate Research Assistant

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7080996 (Ref.No. AHCPC1032)
Posted: July 12, 2021

Job Description

Are you interested in developing your professional skills and collaborative research experience? Would you like to be part of an active research team based within a national research centre? Could you help to build an engaged research community of academic researchers, policymakers and cultural sector organisations? 

This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive and motivated individual to join our small friendly team at the Centre for Cultural Value. In this role you will support us to develop rapid evidence reviews across a range of themes related to cultural value and you will be working on a national project at the forefront of debates about cultural value and the future of the cultural industries post-Covid.

We are looking for a post graduate researcher with a first degree or masters level in subject areas relating to cultural value who has experience of evidence synthesis, quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods research and can support the effective promotion of research to a non-academic audience.

The post will be part of the Centre for Cultural Value’s core research team who can offer the successful candidate great support and mentoring opportunities from academic staff as part of the role. This temporary position can be delivered remotely, flexibly and with the support of reasonable adjustments. 

The Centre for Cultural Value recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome applications from candidates currently underrepresented in our core team including people of Asian, African or Caribbean heritage and people who identify as D/deaf or disabled.

For more information about the Centre and our work please visit:

To apply for this role you must submit:

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Liz Harrop, Centre Manager, Centre for Cultural Value, email: 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Performance & Cultural Industries (PCI)
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  30% FTE (10.5 hours per week)
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (3 months fixed term due to project funding)
Release Date:  Friday 09 July 2021
Closing Date:  Friday 23 July 2021
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  AHCPC1032

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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