The Research Assistant role is a one-year full time post working on high profile research project, funded by the Home Office, in the Centre for Policing Research and Learning (CPRL). The work programme involves the delivery of several projects focused on learning and development and police officer wellbeing in the context of rape and serious sexual offences (RASSO) investigation. The research assistant will be part of a large research team led by Dr Emma Williams (Principal Investigator) and will provide many opportunities for career development, academic publications, and impact in the criminal justice system. The Research Assistant will be joined by a Senior Research Fellow and a Research Fellow.
The action research project aims to produce high-quality academic research and outputs that have practical impacts on the policy and practices about the investigation of RASSO. The Open University’s CPRL leads this strand of research as one of re five strands in a research programme across five academic institutions. The strands are:
Skills and experience