Research Associate

University College London - UCL Economics

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,635 - £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The department has an outstanding international reputation in key areas of current research including applied theory, econometrics, game theory, labour economics, development economics, macroeconomics, industrial economics and environmental economics. It is the only department of economics in the UK to have received the outstanding grade-point average of 3.78 (out of 4) in the 2014 REF with 79% of all indicators of output rated at the highest 4* level.

‘Econometrics for Public Policy, Sampling, Estimation, Decision, and Applications’ is a European Research Council funded project based in the Department of Economics at UCL conducting research on the development of new econometric methods for estimating welfare improving policies. The main offices are situated in Drayton House.  

The postholder will participate in projects relating to the ERC Research Project: ‘Econometrics for Public Policy, Sampling, Estimation, Decision, and Applications’ and  contribute to progress of the ERC research projects under supervision of the ERC programme director. The project tasks include development and theoretical analysis of econometrics methods, implementation using statistical software, and empirical data analysis.

The researcher will have obtained a PhD in economics at the time of appointment or shortly after and will have demonstrated an aptitude for research of the highest quality. The researchers will have interpersonal skills and intellectual breadth.

UCL vacancy reference: 1709816       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Snjezana Voloscuk s.voloscuk@ucl.ac.uk .

Interview Date: TBC

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