Statistician/Senior Statistician

The National Foundation for Educational Research

New opportunity not to be missed. NFER is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Statistician/Senior Statistician to join the team based in Slough. Joining us on a full time permanent basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £29,536 – £38,537 per annum; placement on scale according to qualifications and experience.

Do you want to make a difference for children and young people?

Do you want your work in statistics to have an impact on policy and practice?

The Centre for Statistics at NFER is looking for a number of Statisticians to join our busy team and contribute to projects at the forefront of educational research in the UK. If you are a Statistician/Senior Statistician looking to develop your professional knowledge and statistical skills, are ready for a new challenge and wish to join a friendly and professional team of statisticians, we would like to hear from you.

We are interested in applications from enthusiastic individuals who are capable of carrying out high quality statistical analyses as part of different research teams across the NFER, and who can potentially be involved in a number of statistical and strategic areas, notably RCT methodologies and/or value for money analysis. In addition to a large variety of evaluation work, the successful Statistician/Senior Statistician would also be involved with an exciting portfolio of test development.

The Statistician/Senior Statistician appointed will:

  • Qualified in Statistics, Economics or a degree with a high statistical content
  • Have an interest in education, economics or psychometrics
  • Have a practical and well-organised approach to the analysis of data
  • Be able to work on projects from design to report
  • Communicate effectively, both with researchers and with other statisticians
  • Be able to work quickly and accurately to meet deadlines
  • Work flexibly as a member of a team and be able to work on their own initiative

NFER is a registered charity and an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Benefits of working at the Foundation include 30 days paid leave per year over and above Bank Holidays and discretionary days, generous pension arrangements and good support for staff development.

Our offices are located in lovely grounds a mile from the town centre; communications by road and rail are excellent.

Applicants for this post should note that it is exempt from the ‘Rehabilitation of Offenders Act’; further details of NFER’s Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checking procedure are in the attached Further Particulars for this post.

Closing date: Friday 20th October 2017

Interviews: w/c 6th November 2017

If you have an enthusiastic can do mentality and a willingness to challenge yourself in order to push your learning and progress your career as a Statistician/Senior Statistician please click ‘Apply’ below.

No Agencies please, if you are an agency please respect our policy of no cold calling.

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