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Research Administrator

Department of Law and Criminology

Location:  Other
Salary:  Salary is £14.94 per hour including London Allowance
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Friday 01 March 2024
Reference:  0224-048

Casual, Fixed Term (March to July 2024, up to 12 hours per week)

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant in the Department of Law and Criminology. The Department of Law and Criminology is part of the School of Law and Social Sciences, alongside the Departments of Economics and Politics, International Relations and Philosophy. We are forward thinking, multidisciplinary and research active. We offer undergraduate programmes in Law, Criminology & Psychology, Criminology & Sociology and Social Science, together with Masters programmes in Social Work, Forensic Psychology, Consumption, Culture & Marketing and Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies. We are also home to an energetic postgraduate research student community.  

We seek a research assistant to support with the delivery of a project entitled “Older People’s Care Homes, Inspection Practices and Human Rights”.   You will work alongside experienced academics from criminology, law and social work to deliver outputs including an analysis of reports from Council of Europe state national preventative mechanisms on older people’s care homes.  You will also support the delivery of a symposium and a publication.

The post is available from March 2024 or soon thereafter and is based in both our Campus at 11 Bedford Square, London and in Egham, Surrey where the University is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park.

We offer a vibrant and supportive environment, in an internationally recognised and multidisciplinary academic group. We have a strong research culture and good links with legal and Criminal Justice agencies and the NHS, as well as government and charitable organisations. Further information on the School and the Department can be found at:

The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0224-048

Closing Date:  23:59, 1 March 2024

Interview Date:  To be confirmed

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.



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