This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to play a key role in delivering excellent research and analysis, influencing health policy and practice, at the Policy Institute at King’s College London.
We are looking to recruit a talented Research Associate to work across a broad range of areas that affect health and global health outcomes, which may include topics such as governance, health and social care, education, security, social investment and public health, amongst others. Given the breadth of the role, we do not expect the post-holder to be expert in all areas or approaches, but to bring a real interest in and passion for policy as well as research methods and approaches.
The post-holder will get the opportunity to work with world-leading specialists and experts from across King’s and other research partners to deliver impactful research. Working with researchers in the Policy Institute, they will be able to utilise a variety of different methodologies, including evidence reviews, cross-national and interdisciplinary comparative analyses, quantitative and qualitative social and economic analyses, cutting across both academic disciplines and policy domains.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate willingness to engage actively with team members and other potential collaborators in developing a programme of research, impact and engagement; have experience of undertaking literature reviews and data gathering in a fast-paced research environment; an ability to communicate effectively with policy-makers and the academic community as well as enthusiasm for working across boundaries.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 12 months
This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent
The selection process will include a panel interview, an assessment, a presentation.