Migration Policy Institute: Human Services (USA)


Research Assistant – Human Services Initiative. Migration Policy Institute, Washington, D.C. Deadline: 9 August, 2021.


The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) is an independent, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to improve immigration and integration policies through authoritative research and analysis, opportunities for learning and dialogue, and the development of new ideas to address complex policy questions. MPI’s Human Services Initiative (HSI) is an interdisciplinary policy laboratory developing innovative, evidence-based, and politically feasible solutions to address a broad range of immigration issues affecting children and families, humanitarian populations, and intersections between immigration and health and human services programs. The Research Assistant must quickly achieve proficiency across the range of projects that MPI’s HSI is engaged in and provide critical project management, research and administrative support, and logistical planning to advance MPI’s mission. The incumbent is expected to have strong research and writing skills in English, with Spanish also preferred. The successful candidate will begin as soon as possible; this position is ideally based in Washington, DC, but qualified candidates requesting remote work options will be considered.

Dublin City U: Research Assistant in Creativity in Higher Education (Ireland)

“JobResearch Assistant in Creativity in Higher Education, Institute for Creativity, School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, UK. Deadline: 4 January 2021.

The DCU Institute for Creativity is currently working on an exciting project funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. The aim of this project is to promote and stimulate creativity within the staff and student community in DCU. This forms part of the University’s current strategic plan, and is an ambitious objective with great potential.

The School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS) is a research-intensive learning-centred, and globally-engaged School that is working toward a sustainable multilingual and multicultural society. They teach and research new developments in the areas of applied linguistics, translation studies, literary studies, citizenship education, migration studies, sexuality/gender studies.

Hong Kong Baptist U: AI and Media Research Lab (China)

“Job2 positions, AI and Media Research Lab, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: May 30, 2020.

Post-doctoral Fellow in AI and Media Research Lab, Department of Journalism, School of Communication.

Senior Research Assistant in AI and Media Research Lab, Department of Journalism, School of Communication.

Both positions conduct research around social media, online incivility, and misinformation, with particular foci around the two topics of politics and COVID-19.

U Glasgow Job Ad: Children’s Literature & Displacement (UK)

Job adsResearch Assistant, School of Education, University of Glasgow. Deadline: 17 September 2018.

Job Purpose: To make a contribution to the project: Children’s Literature in Critical Contexts of Displacement: Exploring how story and arts-based practices create ‘safe spaces’ for displaced children and young people (AHRC-GCRF Research Network). Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area of intercultural education awareness, children’s literature and the arts and qualitative research methods. The post-holder will also be required to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.


Research Asst TV history London

Research Assistant in Television History
Royal Holloway, University of London

Full time, fixed-term contract (3 years) Salary is £32,558 per annum inclusive of London Allowance

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant in Television History in the Department of Media Arts.

The postholder will be required to assist Professor John Hill and Dr Lez Cooke on the AHRC project ‘The History of Forgotten Television Drama in the UK’. This will involve research into the history of ‘forgotten’ television drama in the nations and regions of the UK during the period 1946-82, the interviewing of television practitioners, liaison with television companies, regional archives and cultural agencies, the organisation of project-related events, and the publication of scholarly work.

The successful candidate will have a PhD (completed or near completion) in Television, Film or Media History, a proven record of research achievement in media and television history, a working knowledge of British television drama, a familiarity with archival research and a proven capacity to develop relationships with external agencies. An interest in the history of television drama in either Scotland or Wales would be a particular advantage.

This is a three-year fixed-term post available from 1st September 2013. This post will be based on the Egham campus but a willingness to travel for research purposes will be essential.

Informal enquiries about the post may be sent to Professor John Hill at john.hill AT rhul.ac.uk.

The RHUL Recruitment Team  can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment AT rhul.ac.uk

Please quote the reference: X0413/7226

Closing Date: Midnight, 9th May 2013