Research

Researcher Academy placements

Our placements are designed to help you recognise the breadth of your potential and highlight future opportunities.

We generally offer two types of placement:

  • part-time projects, up to 200 hours, for a period of 3-6 months
  • full-time 3 month internships 
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Find out about our Researcher Academy placements

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Current Vacancies

  • Secure Database Mapping to Multi-User Spreadsheet Interface
    Application closing date: 6 Dec 2020
    Location: Buxton East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is an exciting opportunity for a postgraduate student who specialises in IT, to assist a company enhance its data storage via migration to SQL databases, with multi-user access, but maintaining its excel interface. This is a flexible, 200 hour, 4 months placement to fit around your studies.
  • End-to-End Process Map of Software Provisioning System
    Application closing date: 6 Dec 2020
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is an exciting opportunity for a PhD researcher to assist a multi-national company develop its 'Business Process Map' to define how software products are ordered, delivered and licensed within their internal systems. This is a full-time placement for 3 months entailing a VIS.
  • New SaaS Product Customer Market Research
    Application closing date: 3 Jan 2021
    Location: Belper East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is an exciting opportunity for a PhD researcher to develop and deliver a market research project, whereby substantive findings will influence product development. This is a flexible, 200 hour, part-time placement for a PhD Researcher from the faculty of Social Sciences.
  • Scoping Nottingham’s Creative & Digital Economy
    Application closing date: 3 Jan 2021
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is an exciting opportunity for a PhD researcher to both assist and lead a local research project that will be of benefit to Nottingham & affect future policy making. This is a part-time placement for a PhD Researcher from the faculty of Social Sciences & will fit around your studies.
  • Market Diversification Research Project
    Application closing date: 6 Dec 2020
    Location: Redditch West Midlands United Kingdom
    This is an exciting opportunity to carry out a market research project for a leading aerospace manufacturer in the Midlands, as part of its diversification strategy to target new markets. This is a full-time 3 months postgraduate placement for a PhD researcher in the Social Sciences.

 

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