Research Associate in Quantitative Social Research

Bristol, City of Bristol (GB)
£33,797 - £38,017 per annum
03 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Mar 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Associate in Quantitative Social Research

Job number   ACAD104426

Division/School  School of Education
Contract type  Open Ended
Working pattern  Full time
Salary  £33,797 - £38, 017 per annum
Closing date for applications  01-Mar-2020
Location:  Bristol  

The School of Education is looking to appoint a Research Associate to paticipate in an international research project, part funded by the ESRC, which aims to cross-nationally compare socio-economic inequalities in development and educational success over the course of childhood between ages 3 and 16.  In the UK, analyses will be based on longitudinal data from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS). 

The recruited researcher will be part of an inter-disciplinary team of researchers from the University of Bristol, the French Institute for Demographic Studies (Ined), Columbia University, the University of Bamberg, the University of Leipzig and Erasumus University Rotterdam working on the Open Research Area-funded project DICE (Development of Inequalities in Child Educational Achievement,

The recruited researcher will carry out statistical analyses of the MCS and coordinate comparative analyses with other international cohorts.  He/she will contribute to writing scientific reports, journals and articles, and to the dissemination of findings to academic and non- academic audiences. 

Please note should you be shortlisted for the post you will be asked to submit an example of your own Stata software syntax as part of the recruitment process. 

The role is offered on a full-time open-ended basis with fixed funding from February 2020 until June 2021. 

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 1 March 2020.  

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.