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UCL Department / Division: UCL Institute of Education
Specific unit / Sub department: Social Research Institute
Location of position: London
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £36,028 – £43,533 per annum
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.
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.
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 email@example.com
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
Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.
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This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.