Data and Research Officer

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education is to safeguard and improve the quality of UK higher education wherever it is delivered around the world.

We are looking for a Data and Research Officer who will lead and contribute to a range of projects related to the analysis of data and data innovation in higher education.

You will coordinate, manage and participate in research projects and other activities that support the development of policy and operations in the quality assessment of higher education. This may include Learning Analytics, data visualisation and social media data.

This forward looking role will help colleagues to understand and apply developments in HE data to QAA’s policy and operations. You will represent QAA at meetings and conferences to present and discuss QAA policy, develop innovative projects and research proposals. In support of this you will develop and maintain productive and professional working relationships with colleagues internal and external to QAA.

This a full time, permanent role based in our Gloucester office.

More information can be found on our website – To apply for this role, please submit your CV to

Closing date for applications is Friday 20 October 2017 at midday.

Interviews dates to be arranged.

QAA welcomes applications from people in all sections of the community and values diversity.

If you have not heard from QAA within 3 weeks of the closing date for this vacancy, then your application has not been successful. Please be aware that we are unable to provide feedback on individual job applications.

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