|Location:||Edinburgh, Work from home|
|Salary:||£26,000 to £37,700|
|Placed On:||7th October 2021|
|Closes:||18th October 2021|
Location: Edinburgh (with flexible home/office hybrid opportunity)
About the role
We are looking for a talented individual with a passion for social research to deliver and develop our work in Scotland as part of the team at the Scottish Centre for Social Research (ScotCen). We have Senior Researcher roles available which will primarily cover our portfolio of Scottish qualitative and mixed method research projects. These include projects which are at the heart of evidence-based policy making in Scotland across a range of subject areas including health, welfare, social justice, and children, young people and families.
Key responsibilities of the role include:
The successful candidate will:
Knowledge and understanding of one or more of the following key substantive/policy themes would be an advantage: public health, social justice and children and families.
While we expect post-holders to have greater experience of qualitative methods, a basic understanding of survey methods is essential. There is an opportunity to work on projects across both disciplines. This is a full-time position, but we are open to part-time and flexible working proposals.
About the National Centre for Social Research:
At the National Centre for Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.
As well as a competitive salary and excellent working environment (including home/office hybrid) We are proud of the benefits we offer our employees which include;
The application process; (please apply online via our careers site)
Job reference: HR/SRSCOTCEN
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion or belief.
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