Research Fellow - Quantitative

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 May 2021

Social Research Institute

The UCL Institute of Education is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in social science and education, ranked number one for education worldwide in the 2021 QS World University Rankings for the eighth year running. Within the IOE, SRI is one of the largest centres of multi-disciplinary, social science research and teaching in London. It is home to over 80 academics based in five renowned research centres. We are seeking to appoint a motivated Researcher to assist with a study exploring the pandemic experiences of people from minority ethnic groups and with disabilities or chronic conditions. 

You will lead on a scoping review of the literature about disabled people, ethnic minorities and COVID-19 and contribute to the design and planning of empirical work across the project. In addition, you will lead on the preparation, undertaking and analysis of qualitative interviews with disabled people from minority ethnic groups. You will co-author blogs, briefing papers, and academic papers about the research and engagement methods and findings. 

This is a full time post and is available from 1st May 2021 – 31st October 2022 in the first instance. 

With a PhD (or close to completion) in PhD in quantitative sociology, social epidemiology, social psychology or a related field. Candidates nearing completion will be considered, you will also have experience of quantitative data collection (questionnaire design, test, and implementation). 

Experience working with quantitative data and statistical software such as R and/or Stata is essential as is to a commitment to personal learning, academic and professional. 

Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £31,542 - £33,257 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. 

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

If you have any informal queries regarding the vacancy please contact Carol Rivas on c.rivas@ucl.ac.uk . 

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59. 

Interview Date: TBC 

UCL Taking Action for Equality 

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. 

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.


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