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Senior Research Fellow: IGP Data Lead

UCL - Institute for Global Prosperity

Location: London
Salary: £44,737 to £52,764 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th September 2021
Closes: 3rd October 2021
Job Ref: 1878420
 

Interview Date: TBC

Fixed Term- This post is available immediately and funded until 31st March 2022 in the first instance, with the likelihood of extension by a further 9 months.

The IGP is now looking for a creative individual who is passionate about using their data skills to make a difference to lead the IGP’s data work in Lebanon, London and Kenya. This will mean leading the Prosperity Index team which works globally and exploring, innovative multidisciplinary methods to investigate and analyse secure livelihoods and pathways to global prosperity. This will include a range of insights, methods and tools from econometrics, anthropology, psychology, and behavioural economics.

The post holder will be involved in all aspects of the IGP’s work on data and will work closely with the Executive Leads of the IGP’s global work and the Institute Director. 

Examples of the IGP’s work can be found on https://seriouslydifferent.org/  This post is available immediately and funded until 31st March 2022 in the first instance, with the likelihood of extension by a further 9 months.

A good first degree (2:1 or above), together with a PhD in Economics, Statistics or Quantitative Political and Social Sciences. The successful post holder will have excellent writing and presentation skills for promoting and reporting on research, and a demonstrable, active research profile at an international level and a substantial publication list. S/he will enjoy working as part of a diverse time on a project with international partners.

For further information on this role, please contact Dr Saffron Woodcraft: saffron.woodcraft@ucl.ac.uk.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Yukiko Fujimoto: yukiko.fujimoto@ucl.ac.uk

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