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Research Associate, WISERD

Cardiff University - Cardiff University School of Social Sciences

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, Grade 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th August 2021
Closes: 26th September 2021
Job Ref: 12083BR

Cardiff University School of Social Sciences is seeking to recruit a Research Associate to work within the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research and Data (WISERD)  that is located within the School.  

In this role as a Research Associate you will be undertaking research and analysis within the WISERD Education Data Lab. You will generate high quality research-based evidence to help inform and challenge our understanding of educational processes and outcomes to support the Wales education sector meet the aims of Education in Wales: our national mission 2017-2021 (Welsh Government, 2017). In addition, to contribute to the overall research performance of WISERD, the School of Social Sciences and University. To pursue excellence in research and to inspire others to do the same. 

The post will be based within WISERD (at Cardiff University) and will be line managed by Dr Jennifer Hampton.

This post is full time and is available from 1st August 2021 and is fixed term until 31st July 2023.

Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum (Grade 6)

For further details contact Dr Jennifer Hampton, Tel 02922 510324

Closing date: Sunday, 26 September 2021 

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.
“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at:”

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