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Temporary post: Research Assistant and Workshop Facilitator

UCL History is looking for a part-time Research Assistant to undertake some general research, and to facilitate a workshop, to support a new initiative related UCL East (developing an MA in Public History). The Research Assistant will undertake research into existing Public History MA programmes in UK universities, and review the types of curriculum on offer. The Research Assistant will research, select, and present material to the project leads, who will be available to offer advice and guidance. To complement this work, the Research Assistant will also undertake guided research to identify potential project partners for a UCL East Public History MA (e.g. museums, archives, lottery funded projects, and other relevant organisations). The Research Assistant will also be required to organise a one-day workshop discussion of possible future directions for public history. The workshop will involve both UCL academics and representation from outside academia.

Working arrangements: The Research Assistant will be appointed to an 'As and When' contract. Payment (of £15.93 p/h) will be made through the monthly payroll, on completion of time sheets. There will be flexibility as to when and where the work is undertaken, although the project must be completed by 20 July 2018. The work will not exceed 200 hours over the time period.

Applicants should have a degree in History or a similar discipline and ideally an ongoing research interest (e.g. a PhD project or similar).

Please download and read the full job description and person specification here (pdf).

Applicants should submit a single PDF file, including both a cover letter and a CV, to the Departmental Manager, Claire Morley (claire.morley@ucl.ac.uk) by 16 April 2018.

Quality Assurance and Study Abroad Administrator

The Quality Assurance and Study Abroad Administrator post forms part of the Professional Services team at UCL History. Working closely with the Director of Teaching and the Taught Programmes Manager, the post holder will have specific responsibility for all quality assurance matters relating to undergraduate and graduate programmes. Duties in this area will include a range of data capturing and reporting activities as well as committee servicing. Alongside the responsibilities falling under quality assurance, the post holder will be the lead administrator for support on all aspects of the department's Study Abroad (incoming and outgoing students) programme.

The successful candidate will have a good working knowledge of the UK HE system, previous experience in the area of quality assurance issues within a university context, a proven ability to handle processes with accuracy and to defined deadlines, and experience of servicing committees.

A full job description and the online application form can be accessed at the UCL jobs website.

The deadline for applications to this post is Friday 27 April 2018. Interviews will be held on Friday 4 May.