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Reference: 77847

Date Added: 24 March 2021
Closing Date: 19 April 2021

Job Title: Senior Research Associates (x3)

Working For: ResPublica

Location: London

Salary: £40k - £50k depending on experience

Length of Contract: FTC - Minimum 6 months

Job Details

We are looking for senior public policy professionals, researchers and academics with good public policy analysis, strong research skills, and excellent writing ability.

Lifelong Education Commission

ResPublica is seeking to appoint two senior researchers to collaborate on ResPublica’s Lifelong Education Commission (https://www.respublica.org.uk/our-work/projects/lifelong-education-commission/).

The Commission will seek to recommend how barriers to lifelong learning can be removed, what future investment is needed to support this and what regulatory change is needed to ensure the maximum possible flexibility that will benefit learners. It will focus on the needs of the post-18 system, and how this needs to be designed so that both Higher and Further Education institutions are valued, and how individuals can be empowered to make decisions and undertake their learning.

We are looking for individuals with expertise in the UK skills system. Ideally you will have prior knowledge and experience of further and higher education.

Further information – https://www.respublica.org.uk/jobs/senior-research-associate-lifelong-learning/

Local Government and devolution

ResPublica is seeking to appoint a senior researcher to collaborate on a range of local government projects.

Our activity will explore aspects of devolution, governance, public service reform, and local economic growth. If you are excited by this agenda and keen to explore the opportunity for radical place-based thinking; we would like to meet you.

Ideally you will have expertise in local government and strategy development. Experience in at least one of the following policy areas would be advantageous: economic development, industrial strategy, housing, health, children’s services, transport, education, skills, local governance.

Further information – https://www.respublica.org.uk/jobs/senior-research-associate-local-government/ 


We are open to a fixed term contract (6 months) or consultancy appointment, full time or part time. There are also opportunities to transition to permanent senior roles with ResPublica should that appeal to the right candidates. The position can be based in London or elsewhere.
We can offer a competitive salary or fees, respectful of your experience and expertise.

Closing Date: 19 April 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

If you are interested in working with us please send your CV and a cover letter referencing your relevant skills and experience, to jobs@respublica.org.uk

Please include ‘Senior Research Associates’ in the subject line of your email.

Contact mike.mavrommatis@respublica.org.uk if you would like any more information or would like to ask any questions about the position.

ResPublica values diversity and promotes equality. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Website: http://www.respublica.org.uk

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