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London School of Economics and Political Science

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The Centre for Economic Performance and Centre for Vocational Education Research
Research Assistant, Economics of Education and Skills

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461480
Date Posted: 10/19/2018
Date Inactive: 11/12/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Assistant, Economics of Education and Skills
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: London, England, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classifications:
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Economics of education; education; skills; Vocational Education
Salary Range: £29,296 to £34,917 pa inclusive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Full time fixed term appointment for 2 years

You will assist senior staff by preparing, matching and carrying out initial analysis of data on specific research questions, preparing draft reports, summaries of findings and literature surveys. Opportunity will be provided for co-authorship of scientific papers.

Candidates should have a first or upper second class (or international equivalent) undergraduate degree in Economics or other quantitative discipline; and a Masters in Economics or other quantitative social science discipline (but must have very good knowledge of economics). Standard of Masters should qualify entry to PhD programme.

Candidates should also have advanced experience of using Stata for analysing large scale micro data; a demonstrated knowledge of and interest in economics of education and skills and current policy issues; excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to convey technical material in non-technical terms for policy and other non- academic stakeholders; and experience of large scale data driven projects.

Post to commence as soon as possible.

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Application deadline: 11/11/2018