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CAMRI Policy Observatory Research Fellow ( Fixed Term, Part Time)
Ref. 50048490

Salary: £31,602 (incl. L.W.A.)

Department: Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design

Location: Central London

(Fixed Term, 9 months) 

The University of Westminster is well-known for its academic excellence in the study of media and communication and its vibrant and diverse research environment. 

The Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) has been a leading centre of media and communications research in the UK for almost 30 years. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), 52 per cent of our research was judged to be "world-leading", with 87 per cent of the total rated "internationally excellent". 

The CAMRI Policy Observatory Research Fellow will work in the newly launched CAMRI Policy Observatory. The post will involve monitoring the policy environment nationally and internationally and mapping important policy issues; identifying key policy areas where CAMRI members can make interventions; cultivating links with policy stakeholders (including civil society); producing policy briefings for key policy areas; aiding CAMRI members in the organisation and publicity of networking events with policy-makers; publicising our impact on policy through blog posts on the CAMRI blog or social media activity; identifying funding opportunities and applying for funding for the CAMRI Policy Observatory. 

Successful applicants will have PhD or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience. A high level of analytical capability, as well as the ability to communicate information clearly are also essential.

Job reference number: 50048490

Closing date:  18 October 2017

Interviews are likely to be held on: 30 October 2017

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk

Please note: We are unable to accept any applications by email. All applications must be made online. CVs in isolation or incomplete application forms will also not be accepted.  

We are fortunate to receive a large number of applications for our vacancies.  Regrettably, we are not able to provide feedback to those job applicants who were not shortlisted and invited for interview as it would simply not be manageable to do so.

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