Project Assistant: Database compilation

University of Lincoln

Job description

Suited to a University of Lincoln student, this opportunity provides you with the chance to become involved with an on-going piece of research into UK combat operations in Syria. You will be required to conduct data gathering online from a specified source, transferring it into a MS Excel database. The task is straightforward but will provide you with excellent insight into the world of academic research, with the possibility of further involvement in the future.

This is a great introduction to an element of academic research in law and social science. It would provide an opportunity to be involved in an exciting and on-going research project within the Law School without making a long-term commitment. The research relates to international law but there is no requirement for candidates to have a pre-existing knowledge of international law.

The role is very flexible and can be done away from the university, though the successful candidate will need to attend a meeting prior to the work starting and one at the end. There is no specific start or end date, work can begin at any time, though sooner is preferable, once begun the work should be concluded within two weeks.


  • Gathering of online data on UK air strikes from a specified source
  • Compilation of data within a pre-existing database

Person requirements

  • Attention to detail is very important
  • Ability to stay motivated while carrying out simply tasks
  • Good written and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to use MS Excel at a basic level is essential
  • Good organisational skills and reliability are a must





Contract and working hours


How to apply

Number of vacancies: 1

Closing date:29/05/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 29/05/2018