|Placed On:||18th April 2019|
|Closes:||18th June 2019|
Want to put your classical test theory, equating, linking and item response theory to good practice within educational research?
With our 70 year history, NFER is a highly respected and independent charity that carries out research within education. Our robust and innovative research, assessment, and other services are widely known and used. Our clients include government, third sector organisations, private and public companies and education sector associations. We have a reputation as an organisation that informs policy and practice, helping to ensure the best possible education for children and young people.
Working closely with a variety of research teams you’ll use your statistical and psychometric background to lead the development and delivery of a programme of psychometric research. You’ll lead the psychometric components of major national test development projects, managing our internal teams, external partners, and liaising with high profile clients.
Your skills will contribute to strengthening our psychometric capability and capacity, promoting innovation and new approaches to psychometric analyses.
Key parts of your role include;
Your technical background:
You’ll love this job, if:
You enjoy drafting psychometric components of proposals that lead to income generation activities.
We’re eager to hear from you if you’ve worked as a statistician, psychologist or research scientist. You might have come from developing SJT or have a good insight into behavioural science in relation to tests and assessments. You could come from a pharmaceuticals background or within academic research.
NFER is a not-for-profit organisation and an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This role is open for Tier 2 sponsorship.
So, if you are looking for a fresh, new challenge as a Research Director – Psychometrician, apply via the button shown.
There is no closing date for this role, applications will be considered as and when received. For further information about this position please call: 01753 637269. Please do not contact this number if you are an agency/third party. This number is strictly for candidates only.
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