Research Fellow (Surveys)
- University College London
- £38308-46155 per annum
- Closing date
- 11 Feb 2023
- Job Role
- Research Executive
- Public Sector
- Contract Type
- Full Time
IOE is UCL's Faculty of Education and Society. Founded in 1902, IOE has been shaping policy and helping government, organisations and individuals navigate a changing society for the last 120 years.
We embrace collaboration and excellence to create a future that is inclusive and just, and have been ranked number one for education every year since 2014 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
About the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS)
The Centre for Longitudinal Studies is an ESRC Resource Centre. CLS has responsibility for and manages four of Britain's internationally renowned cohort studies:
- 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS)
- 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70)
- Millennium Cohort Study (MCS)
- Next Steps (formerly the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England)
The cohort studies follow individuals throughout their lives. They involve multiple surveys, together with other specialised forms of data collection (for example physical measurements and biological samples), and linkages to administrative records.
About the role
We are now looking for a Research Fellow (Surveys) to join our team. In this role you will be a member of the Survey Management team, working on the design, development and implementation of the four major longitudinal research studies housed in the Centre.
Working closely with the researchers in the team, you will contribute to the overall design of the cohort studies and the development of data collection sweeps; take a lead role in the design and development of questionnaires and other data collection instruments and work closely with the appointed fieldwork agencies to ensure that all aspects of data collection projects are completed to the highest possible quality.
The role is available unit 31st March 2025 in the first instance.
With an MSc or equivalent experience in a relevant social science discipline, you will also have experience of working on a large scale social survey and a good understanding of ethical issues in survey research.
Your application form should address all the person specification points and should clearly demonstrate how your skills and experience meet each of the criteria.
It is important that the criteria are clearly numbered and that you provide a response to each one.
For a full job description and to apply for this role please visit UCL's online recruitment portal (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/search-ucl-jobs) and search using vacancy reference B16-01043.
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