Research Fellow in Participatory Research and Collections as Data

Information Studies

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 02nd Nov 2021
  • Salary: £36,770 - £44,388 per annum
  • REF: 1879978
  • Closes: 25th November 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The main purpose of this post is to research, plan and facilitate a series of participatory events with diverse communities and institutions and to conduct research on the history of the Sloane collection. The post holder will undertake research and development at the forefront of collections as data and digital humanities and are expected to have a background in participatory methodology and research design.

The post is funded until 30th September 2024 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

Experience of Participatory Methodology research design. Experience of conducting qualitative research, including experience of devising workshops and/or focus groups, questionnaires and conducting interviews. Experience of organising public and professional facing events, and documenting the reach and significance (impact) of those activities.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

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We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

25 Nov 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date

6th Dec 2021

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