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INTERNAL ONLY - Research Assistant
Closing date: Sunday 7 December

Professor Stephen Weatherill is looking for a research assistant to help with editing a book on ‘The Images of the Consumer in EU Law: Legislation, Free Movement and Competition Law’

 

Duration and hours

The work is to start in January and will run until March 2015.

 

You will not be expected to work for more than 6 hours in any given week.

 

Reporting

The post will report to Professor Stephen Weatherill.

 

Requirements

A general understanding of the field of EU law, in particular the sources of EU law, and familiarity with Word formatting and referencing are essential. Detailed editing is involved, so linguistic precision is important.

 

Eligibility

This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.

 

Rate of Pay

This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £13.88/hour plus holiday pay of £2.38 = total of £16.26/hour.

 

Funding

This post is funded by the research allowance provided to Faculty postholders.

 

How to Apply

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor) should be sent by email to  dorota.leczykiewicz@iecl.ox.ac.uk    by the 7 th December 2014 . Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability.

 

Supervisors may be asked for a reference.

 

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


Research Assistant - online debates around the Ethiopian elections
Closing date: Friday 12 December

The Centre for Socio-Legal Studies is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant who will work with Dr Iginio Gagliardone on a new project map to online debates around the Ethiopian elections of May 2015.

Project description and tasks
The project aims to develop rigorous and innovative methods to map and collect people’s voices and facilitate public debates. It is conducted in collaboration with Addis Ababa University and in consultation with a variety of local and international stakeholders. The Research Assistant will be required to analyse data, provide background material, and draft monthly research reports in collaboration with the research team.  S/he will also be expected to contribute to the production of other academic outputs (e.g. journal articles) and be required to provide support in ensuring research results are widely publicized through the project’s website and other channels (e.g. writing blog posts, reaching out to other institutions working in this area).

Duration and hours
The work is to start immediately and will run initially until March 2015. The successful candidate is expected to work part-time, according to University regulations. 

Reporting
The Research Assistant will report to Dr Iginio Gagliardone.

Requirements
Perfect command of written English and proven ability to write research reports addressed to academic and non-academic audiences (e.g. policy makers, journalists, politicians). This post requires a solid background in one or more of the following disciplines: political science and international relations, socio-legal studies, development studies, media and communication. Previous experience with data analysis (both quantitative and qualitative) and familiarity with online research methods will be an advantage.

Eligibility
This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students. It is also open to applicants from other departments or from outside the University.

Rate of Pay
This will be paid at the standard Law Faculty rate of £13.88/hour plus holiday pay of £2.38/hour = total of £16.26/hour.

Funding
This post is funded by a research grant from the Foreign Commonwealth Office.


How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and contact details of two referees to Katie Christoffers (katie.christoffers@csls.ox.ac.uk) before the closing date of 12 December 2014 (17:00 GMT).  Referees will not be contacted without prior permission. 

Informal enquiries may be emailed to: iginio.gagliardone@csls.ox.ac.uk

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


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