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Research Assistant

Salary:  £26,464 to £32,116 minimum per annum
Initial appointment will be in the above range per annum (depending on experience)
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (01 September 2020 to 30 September 2022)
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 27 August 2020
Reference:  15-2020

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) delivers world-class research, learning and teaching that transforms the knowledge, action and leadership needed for more equitable and sustainable development globally. 

The Coalition for Religious Equality and Inclusive Development (CREID) at IDS provides research evidence and delivers practical programmes which aim to redress the impact of discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief, tackle poverty and exclusion, and promote people’s wellbeing and empowerment. 

We are looking for an individual to provide research and coordination support, and Arabic-English/English-Arabic translation for the CREID programme at IDS which includes the Oral Heritage programme in Egypt, Iraq and Syria. 

The successeful candidate will have or be near to completing a master’s degree in a related subject and a broad knowledge of international development issues. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Arabic are essential in this role along with the ability to abstract, analyse, and synthesise academic material to a high standard. Knowledge of issues around Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) would be an advantage.

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