Research Assistant

University College London
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Jul 11

Position description

The research assistant will support the PI in the development and delivery of academic outputs. The research assistant will be given responsibility for: compiling and summarising archival files; analysing policy and legal documents; building and analysing quantitative databases; and supporting the PI in other ad-hoc tasks related to the project. 

This work will be more intense at some times than at others, and it is therefore essential that the successful candidates are able to work flexibly.

The post will start on 1st October 2018 and end on 31 August 2021.


The ideal candidates will be undergraduate or Master’s students in international relations, history, political economy, international law, comparative politics, socio-legal studies or related disciplines.

Key skills are: a basic understanding of the economics and politics of international trade and investment; being able to demonstrate strong communication skills (particularly written) and the ability to work well in a team; being detailed-oriented; ability and willingness to plan and conduct his/her work independently; possessing excellent writing and organisational skills. 

Experience in working with databases and undertaking basic statistical analyses is desirable.

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