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Research Fellow in Record Linkage and Linked Data Analysis, – Ref:1874350

UCL Department / Division: UCL Institute of Education

Specific unit / Sub department: Social Research Institute

Location of position: London

Grade: 7

Hours: Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £36,028 – £43,533 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

Social Research Institute are seeking a Research Fellow in Record Linkage within the Centre for Longitudinal Studies.   The aim of the project is to enact linkages for research in each of the four CLS cohorts including of health, economic, education and criminal justice records; to conduct research on the linked data; and to make them available for use by the wider research community via onward sharing of the data.

You will have a unique opportunity to conduct methodological and substantive research on a range of administrative data sets that have already been linked to the four cohort studies managed by CLS.

Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6b (salary £31,542 – £33,257 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final award of the PhD thesis.

This post is available immediately and is funded to 31 March 2023 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

Completion or near completion of a PhD in a quantitative social science discipline, such as economics demography, social epidemiology psychology, or applied statistics along with expertise in statistical software such as Stata, R, and/or other relevant statistical software is essential.

Experience in using large administrative data sets, and/or in analysing linked administrative and survey data is desirable.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed below.

To apply for the vacancy please click here.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Dr Richard Silverwood

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date:21 Feb 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview date: TBC

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Job Description and Person Specification

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Centre for Longitudinal Studies
UCL Social Research Institute

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London WC1H 0AL