Role Title: Researcher

Deadline: Open

Role Description:

The researcher will plan, design and manage research projects or pieces of defined research assignments. You will use a variety of computer software packages to collect, analyse and organise information and data, which you then present to others, either in a written report or oral presentation.

The research will centre on a range of topics, primarily related to services offered by Faith Associates:

· Education
· Mosque and Madrassah
· Imams
· Leadership
· Media
· Governance
. Economic Development 

· Policy development (Governmental and Non Governmental)

Typical work activities:

Tasks may vary slightly depending on the sector of Faith Associates work, but typically nclude:

· liaising with clients to receive instructions about the nature of the research to be carried out;
· defining and refining research objectives;
· designing questionnaires;
· using an appropriate and creative methodology to design and manage a research project, which may involve the use of quantitative and/or qualitative methods and may include both pilot and development work;
- applying a variety of research techniques to gather relevant information, including document analysis, surveys, case studies and interviews (face-to-face, telephone and online);
· developing and testing theories;
· liaising with and directing social research field interviewers to gather information;
· advising external bodies on social policy;
· conducting information and data retrieval searches using electronic databases;
· analysing and evaluating research and interpreting data, making sure that key issues are identified;
· gathering information by directing or carrying out fieldwork;
· preparing results;
· presenting and disseminating results, both orally and in writing;
· offering research-based briefings and advice, which may involve writing action plans;
· preparing and presenting tenders for new research projects

To apply for the above position, please email your C.V. (2 pages) and covering letter (1 page) setting out your interest and suitability for the role to:

One Response

  1. Meena Pervez

    Is the vacancy for the role of Researcher still open? If so, what is the person specification for the role?

    Many Thanks

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