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Position: Senior Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Institute of Education - Department of Education, Practice and Society
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The ESRC funded Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) is the largest research centre focusing on higher education and its future in the UK. The CGHE will be conducting ten different research projects, five of which will be based at UCL. These studies use multi-disciplinary and mixed methods of research in a range of domains, from individual experiences of higher education, to institutional practices, system level organisation and data analysis, and comparative and global studies. There will be considerable scope for the appointee to bring new ideas and approaches to the research and such initiative is a key part of the role; The research will consist primarily of: analysing national secondary data sources on English graduates; analysing qualitative interviews with graduates; and; writing up, publication and dissemination of findings
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a PhD with a theoretical foundation in economics, sociology, social policy or psychology or related social science discipline, expertise in quantitative data analysis together with an independent research reputation and a publication record
   
Text: Senior Research Fellow, - Ref:1872176 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Institute of Education Specific unit / Sub department Department of Education, Practice and Society Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Full Time (Job share considered) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £44,674 - £52,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The ESRC funded Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) is the largest research centre focusing on higher education and its future in the UK. The CGHE will be conducting ten different research projects, five of which will be based at UCL. These studies use multi-disciplinary and mixed methods of research in a range of domains, from individual experiences of higher education, to institutional practices, system level organisation and data analysis, and comparative and global studies. For this exciting post, we are seeking a Senior Research Fellow to work on the research project Graduate indebtedness in England: its perceived effects on behaviour and life-choices. The appointee will work together with Professor Callender to build upon and develop the nascent research in this area. https://www.researchcghe.org/research/social-and-economic-impact-of-higher-education/project-2-4/ There will be considerable scope for the appointee to bring new ideas and approaches to the research and such initiative is a key part of the role. The research will consist primarily of: analysing national secondary data sources on English graduates; analysing qualitative interviews with graduates; and writing up, publication and dissemination of findings. Specific responsibilities will include: Undertaking scholarship-based quantitative and qualitative research; critically reviewing relevant literature; data analysis; and writing analytical and summative research papers for publication in peer reviewed journals. This post is available from 1st October 2020 and is initially funded until March 2023 Key Requirements The successful candidate will have a PhD with a theoretical foundation in economics, sociology, social policy or psychology or related social science discipline, expertise in quantitative data analysis together with an independent research reputation and a publication record. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. For further details about the post please email Professor Claire Callendar (claire.callender@ucl.ac.uk). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 14 Nov 2020 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. 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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