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Position: Research Fellow in Public Value and Policy Evaluation
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Concrete tasks include: Develop policy evaluation and impact analysis framework for ATs that takes into account spillovers and dynamic efficiencies created by (assistive) technology and innovation policies; Critical analysis of existing indicators and measurements used in assistive technology policy and research; Develop and test new value metrics to capture the socio-economic impact of assistive technologies. Help test new metrics with AT2030 partners. Hold validation workshops with AT2030 stakeholders on new metrics
Requirements: Conduct high-quality research. Think laterally and integrate knowledge from different disciplines. Evidence-based policy analysis. Excellent communication and networking skills. Self-starter and confidence in own initiative. Listening and negotiation. Prioritising and coordination of self and team. Work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds. High-quality research in a subject relevant to space research. Working in an international, multi-disciplinary team. Developing novel insights and proposals. Writing analytical reports. A PhD in a related topical area. A good (e.g. First or Distinction) first or higher degree in a subject relevant to public value, policy evaluation and impact analysis. Commitment to high-quality academic research. Flexible and proactive. Commitment to knowledge transfer and making a difference to sustainable resources via research and education. Commitment to high-quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students. Commitment to UCL’s policy for equal opportunity
   
Text: Research Fellow in Public Value and Policy Evaluation , - Ref:1784545 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The research associate is required to work in a new ?10 million UK Department for International development (DFID) funded project called AT 2030, led by the Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub). The AT 2030 programme focuses on Life Changing Assistive Technology for all. Its aim is to reach over 3 million people (in particular, people with disabilities), testing new approaches and backing ?what works? to get assistive technology (AT) to those who need it. AT 2030 is being delivered by a global partnership including: WHO, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, UNICEF and some of the world?s best AT innovators, universities and disability NGOs and Disabled People?s Organizations (DPOs). It aims to develop new approaches which can transform access to life-changing assistive technology such as wheelchairs, prosthetics, hearing aids, glasses and digital assistance (including smart phones and accessible software) by creating partnerships to build and shape markets, strengthen public infrastructure and support community participation. Key Requirements The post holder will work on the AT 2030 Sub-Programme on ?Research, evidence and impact? that seeks to understand on ?what works? and develop a framework for project?s innovations and policy interventions ? including a global evaluation and impact framework through which return on investment can be understood. The position presents an excellent opportunity to contribute to an innovative field of research, and publish and present research findings, participate in the policy debate and contribute to winning research funding. Concrete tasks include: ? Develop policy evaluation and impact analysis framework for ATs that takes into account spillovers and dynamic efficiencies created by (assistive) technology and innovation policies; ? Critical analysis of existing indicators and measurements used in assistive technology policy and research; ? Develop and test new value metrics to capture the socio-economic impact of assistive technologies. ? Help test new metrics with AT2030 partners. ? Hold validation workshops with AT2030 stakeholders on new metrics. The key attributes for this role are excellent writing skills for both research and policy, strong and engaging presentation and communication skills, and proven ability with data analysis and related evidence-based methods.[H1] Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any content or topical questions regardingyour application, or would like to discuss the position, please contact Helen Crane, Institute Manager, iipp-manager@ucl.ac.uk , in the first instance. If you have any difficulty with theapplication process, please take a look at the Frequently Asked Questionsat http://bit.ly/1oUfohQ . If you cannot find the answer, please contact iipp-enquiries@ucl.ac.uk and an appropriate person will respond as quickly aspossible. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 10 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC 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 and Person Specification Apply Now
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