Job offer available in Scotland Research Assistant at University of Dundee

University of Dundee – Geography and Environmental Science

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

Full-time Fixed-term from 1 November 2017 (or as soon as possible) to 30 April 2020

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant on a prestigious research project funded by the Nordforsk consortium as part of their Nordic Society Security Programme (https://www.nordforsk.org/en/programmes-and-projects/programmes/samfunnssikkerhet). ‘Taking Surveillance Apart?: Accountability and Legitimacy of Internet Surveillance and Expanded Investigatory Powers’ is led by Dr Megan O’Neill from the University of Dundee, Scotland. UK project members come from the University of Dundee, The University of Edinburgh, St Andrews University and the University of Glasgow. Project members from the Nordic region include Uppsala University (Sweden), The Police University College of Finland and the Norwegian Police University College. The Research Assistant will be based at the University of Dundee and supervised by Dr Megan O’Neill.

Additional Information

The University of Dundee is a diverse community and is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment. We have family friendly policies (including flexible working and childcare vouchers), staff groups for LGBT and BME; and prayer room facilities.
 
The University of Dundee has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award (Athena Swan) which recognises the promotion of gender equality and has made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.
 
The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.

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