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Liverpool Hope University
Hope Park, Childwall Liverpool L16 9JD
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Phone: 0151 291 3189
Web Site: www.hope.ac.uk

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Post Doctoral Research Assistant


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Job ID:

425

Location:

Liverpool, United Kingdom 

Category:

GIS Support

Salary:

£28,331 to £32,871
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Job Views:

636

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.17.2021
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Job Description:

Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community with high scholarly standards.  We are proud of our past, confident in our present and ambitious for our future. Research is central to our curriculum development and enhancement and all academic staff at the University engage in research. Building upon our REF 2014 submission we are looking with ambition and confidence to the next REF, strengthening even further our research degree programme (PhD and EdD). This developing research expertise builds upon and complements our already well established reputation for excellence in teaching and learning.
 
Post-Doctoral Research Assistant - Ministry Research Project
 
The University wishes to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant – Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for a research project that is commissioned by the Archdiocese of Liverpool.  The project is being carried out collaboratively between the Department of Geography and Environmental Science and the School of Humanities (Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies). This post will be located in the Department of Geography and Environmental Science.
 
We are seeking an individual who is skilled in the use of Geographical Information Systems (particularly QGIS) and is able to employ a variety of spatial data to assist in the achievement of the project goals.  The successful applicant will also provide research and administrative support to the academic managers responsible for the delivery of this research project.
A primary aim of the Ministry Research Project is to deepen the understanding of the permanent diaconate to inform its future development.  Complementing social science methodologies used in other parts of the project this role will make use of geospatial technologies. These will be used to analyse the current deployment of personnel in terms of their location and skill sets and then to map them in relation to other resources and to social and economic conditions. The role will involve the analysis of spatial data and making it available in an accessible form to benefit decision makers involved in the organisation of ministry and meeting needs.
The successful candidate will hold (or be close to completion) a PhD in an area relevant to the requirements of this post.
 
As this is a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant successful candidates will be encouraged to make a contribution to research activities within the university and to develop their research profile.
 
The significant responsibility of the successful candidate will to provide support in this particular research project.
 
This is a fixed-term appointment for 12 months from the date of appointment.
 
To find out more and apply, visit https://www.hope.ac.uk/aboutus/jobopportunities/currentvacancies/postdoctoralresearchassistantministryresearchproject/

Closing date for applications is 16th March 2021 at 5pm


Company Info


Liverpool Hope University
Hope Park, Childwall Liverpool L16 9JD
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Phone: 0151 291 3189
Web Site: www.hope.ac.uk

Post Doctoral Research Assistant

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

425

Location:

Liverpool, United Kingdom 

Category:

GIS Support

Salary:

£28,331 to £32,871
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

636

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.17.2021
col-wide   

Job Description:

Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community with high scholarly standards.  We are proud of our past, confident in our present and ambitious for our future. Research is central to our curriculum development and enhancement and all academic staff at the University engage in research. Building upon our REF 2014 submission we are looking with ambition and confidence to the next REF, strengthening even further our research degree programme (PhD and EdD). This developing research expertise builds upon and complements our already well established reputation for excellence in teaching and learning.
 
Post-Doctoral Research Assistant - Ministry Research Project
 
The University wishes to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant – Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for a research project that is commissioned by the Archdiocese of Liverpool.  The project is being carried out collaboratively between the Department of Geography and Environmental Science and the School of Humanities (Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies). This post will be located in the Department of Geography and Environmental Science.
 
We are seeking an individual who is skilled in the use of Geographical Information Systems (particularly QGIS) and is able to employ a variety of spatial data to assist in the achievement of the project goals.  The successful applicant will also provide research and administrative support to the academic managers responsible for the delivery of this research project.
A primary aim of the Ministry Research Project is to deepen the understanding of the permanent diaconate to inform its future development.  Complementing social science methodologies used in other parts of the project this role will make use of geospatial technologies. These will be used to analyse the current deployment of personnel in terms of their location and skill sets and then to map them in relation to other resources and to social and economic conditions. The role will involve the analysis of spatial data and making it available in an accessible form to benefit decision makers involved in the organisation of ministry and meeting needs.
The successful candidate will hold (or be close to completion) a PhD in an area relevant to the requirements of this post.
 
As this is a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant successful candidates will be encouraged to make a contribution to research activities within the university and to develop their research profile.
 
The significant responsibility of the successful candidate will to provide support in this particular research project.
 
This is a fixed-term appointment for 12 months from the date of appointment.
 
To find out more and apply, visit https://www.hope.ac.uk/aboutus/jobopportunities/currentvacancies/postdoctoralresearchassistantministryresearchproject/

Closing date for applications is 16th March 2021 at 5pm