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Job Oppenning: Research Associate 'Youth Voice in the work of Creative Partnerships'
Date:January 22nd, 2008

Research Associate 'Youth Voice in the work of Creative Partnerships'

Open University
Faculty of Education and Language Studies £25,134–£29,139, Ref: 4305 Based in Milton Keynes Full-time, temporary contract until 28 February 2009

Applications are invited for the position of Research Associate on this research project, ‘Youth Voice in the work of Creative Partnerships', funded by Arts Council (England). Creative Partnerships (CP) aims to promote creative learning through building partnerships between schools and the cultural sector.
 
The project will map CP ‘voice’ initiatives, identifying the critical factors that sustain young people’s engagement in them, and will theorise the broader significance of the new emphasis on youth participation in contemporary schooling and society.   The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the research team to collect and analyse a range of data from CP schools around England.
  
You will need a Doctorate or a Masters with a significant research component in education, sociology, cultural studies or related discipline; a successful track record of carrying out research in educational or similar settings, and proven experience of qualitative data collection and analysis methods.

For detailed information and how to apply go to www3.open.ac.uk/employment, or call the Recruitment Co-ordinator on 01908 652381 or email FELS-Recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the reference number.  Closing date: 5 February 2008.

Further particulars are available in large print, disk or audiotape (minicom 01908 654901).

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Dr Sara Bragg
Academic Fellow
The Open University
Faculty of Education and Language Studies Stuart Hall Building Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

Email: s.g.bragg@open.ac.uk



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