Job title Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department Social & Policy Sciences
Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263
Grade Grade 7
SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2119
This role is sponsorable
Placed on Thursday 09 November 2023
Closing date Sunday 26 November 2023
Interview date To be confirmed
The Department of Social and Policy Sciences is seeking a Research Associate.About the role
The project “Revisiting the raising of the participation age to 18 in England” aims to understand the design, implementation and impact of the Raising of the Participation Age (RPA) to 18 in England which was phased in from 2013.
Using a mixed methods approach, the project will quantify the effect of the policy on the education and labour market outcomes of those affected, explore the processes through which the policy was designed, implemented and experienced by young people, and draw out the implications for education policy and practice.Key responsibilities will include:
You will work closely with Prof. Matt Dickson and Prof. Sue Maguire (Institute for Policy Research) and with project partners from Edge Foundation.
There will also be opportunities for you to access research development and have time to spend on your own research, in line with the Researcher Concordat recommendations.
This role is offered on a full-time fixed-term basis with an expected end date of 30/04/2025 .About you
The successful applicant will have:
The International Development group is housed in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, one of the UK's leading centres for social policy-oriented research and teaching excellence. We are committed to interdisciplinary and impactful research. Our academic staff represent a range of disciplinary backgrounds, including social and public policy, sociology, social work, international development, and criminology. We have a vibrant research community of academic staff, postgraduate students, and research staff.
We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.
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