Research Assistant

Egham, United Kingdom
£29,645 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Friday, 20 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 3 December 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department of Economics

Location: Egham
Salary: £29,645 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Fixed Term, Part-Time, Variable Hours
Closing Date: Thursday 03 December 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Part-Time, Fixed-Term, Variable Hours

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant in the Department of Economics.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the research project “Gender Differences in Human Capital Development”, funded by the Partnership Foundation Paris-Dauphine. The successful candidate will work closely with the research team led by Professor Dan Anderberg as Principal Investigator and will (i) provide assistance and support in terms of coding and organizing quantitative data, (ii) provide assistance and support analysing data and reporting the findings.

The successful candidate will have a knowledge of Matlab, possibly some knowledge of STATA, ability to keep accurate records, strong communication skills, and ability to work independently under regular supervision.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. Meetings with the team will take place at Royal Holloway or on MS Teams, whilst work on data analysis can be done from a location of choice subject to appropriate data security.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Dan Anderberg by email on

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements. We are happy to consider a request for flexible working for this post including part time, job share or compressed working hours.

Please quote the reference: 1120-249
Closing Date: Midnight, Thursday 3 December 2020
Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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