Research Assistant in Educational Intervention Literature Review and Analysis
Department : School Of Education
Position Type : Research
Grade 6 (£26,243 )
Research Assistant in Educational intervention literature review and analysis (Maternity cover)
A Research Assistant (flexible 0.5 to 1.0 FTE, fixed term appointment from 1st October, 2019 for 16 weeks equivalent pro-rata) is required to work on a research project funded by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) led by Professor Steve Higgins in the School of Education at Durham University as maternity cover.
This project will develop the analysis of evidence of educational interventions currently presented as the Sutton Trust - EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit (http://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/toolkit/ ) to update and develop the evidence base using systematic reviews and analysis of evidence from meta-analyses as well as single studies of educational interventions and evaluations. The aim is to create an online database of educational studies for meta-analysis
The post is based in the School of Education, part of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health at Durham University. The role may involve some travel to the EEF headquarters in London or to other UK Universities to support the training and development of others working on the literature classification and analysis. The post is part of a team working towards better educational outcomes for disadvantaged learners and in understanding the evidence for research-based approaches and in the analysis of impact evaluations in education. The role will involve collaboration across the research team with partner organisations and with part-time staff.
Closes midday on : 16-Sep-2019