Research Associate

University College London - UCL Institute of Education - Department of Social Science

Part Time : 18.25 hours per week (50% FTE)
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,635 - £38,581 per annum , inclusive of London Allowance.

This post represents an exciting opportunity to contribute to an ESRC research project. The successful candidate will use the National Child Development Study and British Cohort Study to examine the role of partnerships, fertility and assortative mating in patterns of intergenerational income mobility for women in the UK.

You will play a central role in assisting the Principal Investigator by cleaning and analysing the data, contributing to the direction of the project and writing up the results. As part of the role, you will be supported in developing your own independent research strand and to submit funding proposals to continue further research.

In addition, you may be asked to supervise Masters level dissertations and contribute to the department’s undergraduate programme by leading seminars.

A PhD or close to completion in a quantitative social science discipline, (such as but not exclusively: behavioural sciences, demography, economics, education, social policy, sociology, statistics,
survey methodology), along with excellent knowledge of advanced quantitative analysis and statistical software.

This post is available from 1st June 2018 and initially funded until 30th November 2019.
UCL vacancy reference: 1719848        

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 further queries regarding this vacancy please contact Dr Lindsey Macmillan : l.macmillan@ucl.ac.uk

Closing Date: 23rd April 2018
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

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