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Research Assistant **Internal Only** - QMUL16155

Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £31,054 pro rata (£14,233 per annum) (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL16155
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 01-Oct-2018
Closing date: 16-Oct-2018

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Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.                                          

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a Research Assistant until 31 Aug 2019 to assist in data collection and analysis, to write papers based on this analysis, to assist in preparation of training materials, to assist in project management more generally.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute towards the Constructed Languages Linguistics Impact project.

As a pre-requisite, you must be a PhD student in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film within the Department of Linguistics and have successfully completed the first year of your studies. Additionally, applicants should have MA/MSc in Linguistics: BA in linguistics or related subject is desirable. Applicants must have experience of working with constructed languages, experience of linguistic analysis and the ability to organise and prioritise own work and organise research within the project timetable.

The post is part time (17.5 hours) and fixed term until 31 August 2019. The successful candidate would ideally commence employment from 01 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be £14,233 (equivalent to the full time salary of £31,054). Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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Completed applications, including a CV and covering statement, should be submitted by 16 October 2018.

Interviews will take place shortly thereafter.

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