Senior Research Officer (Statistical Support Officer, Understanding Society)

University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)

 The Institute for Social and Economic Research wishes to appoint a Senior Research Officer to carry out statistical analysis to support Understanding Society: the UK Longitudinal Study, which is the largest household panel study in the world. It is run from ISER and is supported within ISER by the leading centre for survey methodological research. This role will be an integral part of the survey methods team, providing statistical support for a range of activities that are designed to improve the quality of the Study and the support and resources provided for data users. 

Candidates should have a first degree (i.e BSc or BA) in a relevant quantitative social science discipline or statistics discipline and a higher degree (i.e MSc or PHD) in a relevant quantitative social science discipline or survey methodology or statistics, or equivalent experience.

They should also have previous experience of working with large scale quantitative survey data, and an interest in survey methodology. 

This post is fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.

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