Research Intern - Centre for Workforce Effectiveness
The Work Foundation
Salary: London Living Wage
Closing Date: 22 November 2013
Interview Date: TBC
5 month contract, 35 hours per week (NB part-time applicants will also be considered), based in Westminster, London.
The Work Foundation aims to be the leading international authority on work and its future. Through its rigorous research programmes targeting organisations, cities, regions and economies, The Work Foundation is a leading provider of research-based analysis, knowledge exchange and policy advice in the UK and beyond. Since October 2010 The Work Foundation has been part of Lancaster University.
We are now seeking a research intern to assist on a research project investigating the impact of a mental health condition on participation in the Spanish labour market, conducted at the Centre for Workforce Effectiveness (+ info: http://www.theworkfoundation.com/Research/Workforce-Effectiveness/Health-Wellbeing). The job would be an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain experience of working in a fast-paced and challenging think tank environment.
We are looking for applicants who:
· would be able to read, write and speak Spanish at an Advanced or Fluent level (required);
· have demonstrable research skills and experience in reviewing literature, data collection (through semi structured interviews) and analysis;
· have completed an undergraduate degree or are completing/completed a postgraduate degree.
Preference would be given to candidates with a strong interest in applied research into health and wellbeing.
To arrange an informal conversation regarding this role please contact David Shoesmith on firstname.lastname@example.org
You can access the job description here (http://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Upload/vacancies/files/1855/A829%20JD.pdf) and the person specification here (http://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Upload/vacancies/files/1855/A829%20PS.pdf). For details of how to apply for this position, please visit the Lancaster University website here (http://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=A829).