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Research Fellow

UCL - UCL Institute of Education - Department of Learning and Leadership

Location: London
Salary: £36,770 to £44,388 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th September 2021
Closes: 26th October 2021
Job Ref: 1878783

Interview Date: TBC

This post is funded for three years in the first instance.

We are seeking to appoint two Research Fellows to pursue research in any fields that are consistent with the strategic mission of the Centre for Education Policy & Equalising Opportunities. These include, but are not limited to, economics, psychology and other applied disciplines in education. 

The posts are initially fully funded, giving appointees the opportunity to develop their own research agenda, with the expectation that they will progressively apply for external research funding.

The Research Fellow will conduct various project related tasks, including: Help to support a research programme, alongside other colleagues, that contributes to the Centre’s research profile (nationally and internationally) and that is capable of securing funded research in the future. Pursue your own research agenda, publishing in relevant national and international peer-reviewed journals. Collect primary data directly from schools, or use existing educational datasets such as the National Pupil Database. Contribute to teaching, particularly supervising graduate research students.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate degree in (or close to completion/or equivalent experience) in education, statistics, psychology, neuroscience or related fields. In addition, they will have proven evidence of strong quantitative research skills or experience with working closely with quantitative researchers and evidence of the ability to publish in relevant scholarly publications in areas relevant to the Centre.

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

For further details about the post please email Monika Robak (

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

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