Vacancies


 

 

Research Lead

Permanent, Full Time 37 hours per week

£34,568 to £39,111

The RMA is currently seeking to recruit a senior experienced researcher as Research Lead to develop and implement the RMA research programme. This includes the design of innovative research projects to advance effective practice in the  risk assessment and management  of violent and sexual offending.

 

The role is suited to a researcher qualified to  post graduate or post-doctoral level, with knowledge  in the fields of either psychology, criminal justice, social work or law. Substantial experience of interrogating qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of stakeholders/partners for research/analysis purposes; evidence of successfully designing and leading large scale research projects; producing written papers to publication standard; and a good working knowledge of research methods and competence in using SPSS  are required.

 

 

Full details of this role including the job description, which outlines the necessary knowledge and skills required to fulfill this post, are available to download below.

 

Applicants who wish to discuss this position informally can contact Mark McSherry on 0141 278 4475.

 

Completed applications and diversity monitoring forms should be returned in confidence via email to:

recruitment@rmascotland.gsi.gov.uk

 

Completed applications should be returned no later than the 30th of April 2017.

 

Research Assistant

Fixed Term to December 2018, Full Time 37 hours per week

£25,022 to £28,310

The RMA is currently seeking to recruit a Research Assistant on a fixed term contract. The key function of the Research Assistant will be to contribute to research across the RMA and assist in research tasks under the guidance of the Research Lead. A significant element of the position will be to contribute to  data collection, analysis and report writing.

 

The role is ideally suited to a post-graduate in a relevant Social Sciences subject. The post holder must have prior experience of both qualitative and quantitative research.

 

The post requires good organisational and time management skills, and an ability to prioritise workload effectively and efficiently.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required including a sensitive and appropriate approach to working with a range of stakeholders. Knowledge of the criminal justice system is desirable but not essential.  The post holder will be proficient in the use of data-processing packages, including Excel and SPSS and possess good presentation skills to contribute to the dissemination of research findings.

 

Full details of this role including the job description, which outlines the necessary knowledge and skills required to fulfill this post, are available to download below.

 

Applicants who wish to discuss this position informally can contact Mark McSherry on 0141 278 4475.

 

Completed applications and diversity monitoring forms should be returned in confidence via email to:

recruitment@rmascotland.gsi.gov.uk

 

Completed applications should be returned no later than Sunday the 30th of April 2017.