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Position: Research Associate in Quantitative Social Science
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Institute of Education
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: This post represents an exciting opportunity to undertake high-impact research in UK’s birth cohort studies using rigorous quantitative methods. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will work in two funded projects: 1) Next Steps: transitions to adulthood 2) BCS70 age 46 biomedical survey initial findings/
Requirements: Completion or near-completion of a PhD in a quantitative social science discipline, such as sociology, economics, psychology, social statistics, demography; or with a background in epidemiology or other quantitative health-related discipline is essential. Candidates with no PhD, but demonstrating a substantial record of high-quality publications that could be used in submission for a PhD by publication will also be considered. Expertise in analysing large (longitudinal) datasets, including data cleaning and deriving variables, and interpreting results is also essential
   
Text: Research Associate in Quantitative Social Science, - Ref:1737023 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Institute of Education Specific unit / Sub department Department of Social Science Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,635 - ?41,864 per annum Duties and Responsibilities This post represents an exciting opportunity to undertake high-impact research in UK?s birth cohort studies using rigorous quantitative methods. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will work in two funded projects led by Dr Morag Henderson and Professor Alice Sullivan: 1) Next Steps: transitions to adulthood 2) BCS70 age 46 biomedical survey initial findings You will be expected to produce high quality research outputs and contribute to technical reports, user guides and policy briefings. You will conduct high quality research based on quantitative analysis of Next Steps, BCS70 and NCDS and conduct some analysis using administrative datasets linked to BCS70 and Next Steps. You will also publish your research in high quality peer reviewed academic journals and present research findings and contribute to workshops about the content and design of Next Steps and BCS70. This post is available from 1 September 2018 and is funded until 31 March 2020 in the first instance. Key Requirements Completion or near-completion of a PhD in a quantitative social science discipline, such as sociology, economics, psychology, social statistics, demography; or with a background in epidemiology or other quantitative health-related discipline is essential. Candidates with no PhD, but demonstrating a substantial record of high-quality publications that could be used in submission for a PhD by publication will also be considered. Expertise in analysing large [longitudinal] datasets, including data cleaning and deriving variables, and interpreting results is also essential. Experience of working with the UK birth cohort studies is desirable. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Professor Alice Sullivan ( alice.sullivan@ucl.ac.uk ). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 9 Sep 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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