Research Assistant, Economics of Crime/Labour Economics

London (GB)
22 Feb 2017
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26 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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The Centre for Economic Performance

Research Assistant, Economics of Crime/Labour Economics

Salary from £28,241 to £32,689 pa inclusive

This is a full time fixed term appointment for 2 years 

You will assist senior staff by preparing, matching and carrying out initial analysis of data on specific research questions, preparing draft reports, summaries of findings and literature surveys. Opportunity will be provided for co-authorship of scientific papers.

The post requires a first or upper second class undergraduate degree in Economics or other quantitative social science discipline; and a Masters in Economics or other quantitative social science discipline, the standard of which should qualify for entry to a PhD programme in Economics or other quantitative social science discipline. The post also require advanced experience of using Stata and other software for analysing large scale micro data; a demonstrated knowledge of and interest in the economics of crime and in labour economics, and current policy issues; as well as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The post will commence as soon as possible.

The CEP offers an outstanding environment in which to carry out research. Please visit for further information about the Centre.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

You should apply with a CV, cover letter as well as one of your research papers or a piece of original writing that is relevant to this post.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 26 March 2017 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.