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Post Doctoral Research Associate

London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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The role of the PDRA is to support and assist with the data analysis, write up and dissemination of some of the key tasks of the project. This includes the analysis and write up using the TransEuroWorks Survey data particularly on flexibility stigma perceptions of European workers, using an experimental vignette survey set up. The PDRA is also expected to use wide range of secondary data including, but not limited to, the European Working Conditions Survey. European Labour Force Survey, UK and German Household Panel data to examine the well-being outcomes of flexible working arrangements in a cross-national and longitudinal perspective.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Clean and analyse the TransEuroWorks survey data using experimental vignette survey approach on flexibility stigma
  • Clean and analyse secondary data sources to examine the association between flexible working (home/hybrid working) and well-being outcomes – including but not limited to the European Working Conditions Survey, European Labour Force Survey, UK and German Household Panel Surveys
  • Write up of papers based on the data analyses for journals, working papers, deliverables, and other outputs
  • Support dissemination of results in academic and policy settings
  • Support the promotion and dissemination of the project results in the public realm – support public engagement activities
  • Provide other research activities related to the TransEuroWorks project as necessary
  • Willingness and enthusiasm for collaborative work with the PI, the larger team of TransEuroWorks, and the wider department within KBS

This is a full time post (35 Hours per week), and you will be offered a fixed term contract of two years starting 1 October 2024 or another negotiated starting date. The project runs until 31 October 2026.


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