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We are currently recruiting for a part time Research Curation Intern as part of the University of Glasgow’s College of Social Sciences Researcher Development Programme.

The Research Curation Intern will research and curate a bank of resources for the John Smith Centre website which brings together research into trust in politics and public service being undertaken by other academics and think tanks, as well as current thinking in this area in the form of articles, op-eds, social media posts, videos, podcasts etc.

The postholder will also plan and produce engaging content identified from research curation that can be used on various channels to broaden the Centre’s impact in this area and increase UK wide public engagement with the Centre’s mission to promote trust in politics and public service.

This opportunity is open to postgraduate research students at the University of Glasgow.

Deadline for applications: 15 February 2021

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Main duties and responsibilities

  1. Research academic and non-academic sources in the area of trust in politics and public service to identify suitable resources that can be curated as a bank on the John Smith Centre website.
  2. Create, build and maintain a bank of resources on the Centre’s website which includes, for example, academic articles, think tank reports, op-eds, infographics, videos and podcasts.
  3. Stay up to date with the latest discourse in the area of trust in politics and public service to identify and create engaging social media content for John Smith Centre channels.
  4. Map out stakeholders, funders and establish monitoring process to enable efficient identification of up-to-date sources, developments and thinking.
  5. Identify and create an events grid populated by other organisations’ activity.
  6. Regularly share summaries of research findings to the Director and Development Manger to disseminate knowledge within the team.
  7. Attend internal and external meetings, and internal and external events, as required by the needs of the role.

Duration: 12 weeks

Hours per week: 7