Senior Research and Evaluation Adviser

London (GB)
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Research and Evaluation Adviser
King’s What Works Department
King’s College London
Ref. THW/18/059639/000946
The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £33,518 to £39,992 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance.
This post will be permanent.
This is a Full-time post. Part-time working will also be considered.

We are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity to bring a stronger evidence base to how the Higher Education sector thinks about access to and success at university. 

The role will sit within the What Works Department, embedded within the Policy Institute at King’s College London, and part of the Social Mobility and Student Success Division.

The successful candidate will lead on research and evaluation for the Division, including owning the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework, and will both manage officers and interns to deliver research and evaluation, and provide advice and quality-assurance for others in the Division who are conducting or commissioning research. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the first university-based What Works Department. They will have the opportunity to develop their capability across the breadth of research methods, with an emphasis on quantitative and/or survey-based methods and will be a change agent in King’s and the sector, through engaging others with research and evaluation, including sitting on relevant groups, and developing training and workshops.

They will be an influential voice in the sector, and contribute to the positioning of King’s as a leader in research and evaluation to inform effective social mobility and student success programmes.

The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Susannah Hume, Associate Director for What Works,

To apply, please go to: and download a new application from the advert to complete and re-upload. Please do not use an old version of the application form as they are specific to the post, and only applicants who have completed the correct form will be considered.

Closing date: 22nd July 2018.