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Position: Research Fellow - IGP Procol UK Prosperity Index Project
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute for Global Prosperity
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: This project aims to develop a series of methods, models and concepts for understanding prosperity: employing an innovative and multi-disciplinary range of insights, methods and tools from econometrics anthropology, psychology, and behavioral economics, it aims to build a deeper understanding of pathways to prosperity. This research will draw on the IGP’s Prosperity Index for London, which is being developed on the basis of community inputs about how prosperity and quality of life should be defined and measured in London
Requirements: The candidate is required to hold a good first degree (2: 1 or above), together with a doctorate in Economics, Political Sciences or other (quantitative focused) Social Science; The successful postholder will develop and pursue a programme of research into shared prosperity in the UK and to contribute to the Institute for Global Prosperity, including involvement in outreach programmes, impact activities and academic publications
   
Text: Research Fellow - IGP Procol UK Prosperity Index Project, - Ref:1876788 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute for Global Prosperity Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Part Time Hours per week (%FTE) 21.9 hours per week (60% FTE) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,028 per annum Salary pro-rata for part time vacancies Duties and Responsibilities About PROCOL UK Prosperity Co-Lab (PROCOL) UK is an innovative initiative to develop transformational thinking and action on shared prosperity for the UK. Led by the Institute for Global Prosperity at UCL, PROCOL UK brings together citizen-led research, cutting-edge academic research, and collaborative, multi-stakeholder partnerships with communities, government, business and researchers, to develop new forms of knowledge and new ways of working that transformational change. We work across major challenges to identify the new forms of knowledge, governance and ways of working for shared prosperity. Within this larger portfolio of projects, the postholder will focus primarily on research planning, data analysis and research dissemination for IGPs new longitudinal study Household Prosperity in east London 2021-2031. The postholder will manage a household survey in 12 neighbourhoods in east London examining the distribution of prosperity gains within and between neighbourhoods . The survey uses new context-specific measures of prosperity developed from extensive citizen-led research. This project aims to develop a series of methods, models and concepts for understanding prosperity: employing an innovative and multi-disciplinary range of insights, methods and tools from econometrics anthropology, psychology, and behavioral economics, it aims to build a deeper understanding of pathways to prosperity. This research will draw on the IGPs Prosperity Index for London, which is being developed on the basis of community inputs about how prosperity and quality of life should be defined and measured in London. This post is available immediately on a part time basis and is funded until end of Dec 2021 in the first instance, with the likelihood of extension by a further 10 months. Key Requirements The candidate is required to hold a good first degree (2:1 or above), together with a doctorate in Economics, Political Sciences or other (quantitative focused) Social Science. The successful postholder will develop and pursue a programme of research into shared prosperity in the UK and to contribute to the Institute for Global Prosperity, including involvement in outreach programmes, impact activities and academic publications. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Yukiko Fujimoto: yukiko.fujimoto@ucl.ac.uk. UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 27 Jun 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC 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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