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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Institute of Education - Department of Social Science
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Centre for Time Use Research is seeking to appoint a Post-doctoral researcher with a strong grasp of quantitative methods, and a background in one or more of the academic disciplines of Sociology, Economics or related disciplines. The Research Fellow will be part of a research group whose remit includes both resource provision and academic research in the field of time use
Requirements: The successful candidate will provide research expertise and advanced data management and analysis skills to the project. Experience in the use of advanced statistical analysis packages is essential. The successful candidate will have completed or be near completion of a doctorate in Sociology, Economics or related disciplines and a proven publication record. They will have advanced skills in research design and quantitative analysis in areas relevant to the CTUR programme, as evidenced in training and work to date and will ideally have knowledge of, and experience in, a range of social science data collection techniques
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1816225 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Institute of Education Specific unit / Sub department Department of Social Science Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,328 - £42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Centre for Time Use Research is an ESRC Designated Research Centre, working on time use data to investigate issues of social life, paid work patterns, work-life balance, family, gender, and socio-economic structure. The CTUR originated the Multinational Time Use Study (MTUS), which currently provides 1.5 million days of randomly sampled time diary evidence for 25 countries over 65 years. CTUR also specialises in finding innovative applications for population time-used evidence in fields such as public health, transport and energy research. The Centre for Time Use Research is seeking to appoint a Post-doctoral researcher with a strong grasp of quantitative methods, and a background in one or more of the academic disciplines of Sociology, Economics or related disciplines. The Research Fellow will be part of a research group whose remit includes both resource provision and academic research in the field of time use. Applicants should have a completed doctorate in a topic directly relevant to the research programme of CTUR - preferably, though not necessarily, based on time use diary data - and a proven ability to publish in leading journals. The main duties of the post will be to undertake joint and independent research under the aegis of the project, including data gathering, management and analysis, and to publish in leading peer-reviewed journals. The Fellow will have the opportunity to contribute to all aspects of the project from the research design to the dissemination of the results to academics, policy makers and the public. This post is available from 01 October 2019 and is funded until 30 September 2021 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate will provide research expertise and advanced data management and analysis skills to the project. Experience in the use of advanced statistical analysis packages is essential. The successful candidate will have completed or be near completion of a doctorate in Sociology, Economics or related disciplines and a proven publication record. They will have advanced skills in research design and quantitative analysis in areas relevant to the CTUR programme, as evidenced in training and work to date and will ideally have knowledge of, and experience in, a range of social science data collection techniques. 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 £30,922 - £32,607 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Carla Aylmore, c.aylmore@ucl.ac.uk We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 15 Jul 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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