Research Associate - Systematic Reviews

London (GB)
£33,567 to £38,533 per annum inclusive
26 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Associate - Systematic Reviews
London International Development Centre
Salary:   £33,567 to £38,533 per annum inclusive
Closing Date:   Sunday 15 October 2017
Interview Date:   Wednesday 01 November 2017 
Reference:  LIDC-12

A full time Research Associate is required to support the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) London Office, which is hosted at London International Development Centre by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is an international grant-making NGO promoting evidence-informed development policies and programmes. We are the global leader in funding and producing and synthesising high-quality evidence of what works, for whom, how, why, and at what cost. We believe that better policy-relevant evidence will make development more effective and improve people’s lives. 3ie is a registered non-governmental organisation in the US. It has offices in New Delhi, London and Washington, DC.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small and dynamic team dedicated to the production and use of evidence synthesis to inform policy in international development. The ideal candidate will have a strong international development and social science background with a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline and experience working with rigorous impact evaluation and/or policy-relevant systematic reviews. The ideal candidate will have exposure to using or training in systematic reviews in the social sciences, have strong quantitative, qualitative and critical research appraisal and analytical skills.

Additional information about 3ie is available on the 3ie website:

This post is based in London and is available on a fixed term and full-time basis until 30 November 2018. The salary will be on the School’s Academic Pathway scale, Grade 5, in the range £33,567 - £38,533 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part-time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. 

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to, quoting job reference number LIDC-11. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm UK time on the closing date.  

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered.  An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.  

Further details:  Job Description 

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