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Reference: 88590

Date Added: 26 April 2023
Closing Date: 20 June 2023

Job Title: Researcher, Post-16 and Skills Team + REMOVED

Working For: Education Policy Institute

Location: London

Salary: £30,000 dependent on experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The position

We’re looking for a quantitative analyst to join our Post-16 and Skills team.

They will support on delivering the team's work programme by drawing together data from a range of sources, analysing it, drafting reports, and monitoring impact. This work will include developing and implementing mathematical models and algorithms for analysing complex datasets. There will also be opportunities to contribute to other research projects across the organisation.

The position is suitable to a graduate or entry-level candidate, or to a candidate with relevant skills who is looking to develop a new career in quantitative research. We offer:

  • 30 days annual leave (with additional leave for bank holidays and the period of closure between Christmas and New Year).
  • 8-10% employer pension contributions.
  • The opportunity to work flexibly, including part-time, on secondment or in addition to academic roles within universities.
  • Access to Education Support’s Employee Assistance Programme for confidential support and guidance.
  • Cycle-to-work and season travel ticket schemes.

As a Researcher at EPI, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Deliver impactful research on schools in England, often with a focus on the outcomes of the most disadvantaged pupils.
  • Build relationships with influential leaders of schools and academy trusts, and be part of an organisation of leading experts in education research.
  • Further develop your skills in quantitative analysis and statistical research.
  • Contribute to research reports read by leaders in the field.
  • Communicate EPI research findings including writing blogs and helping to present at roundtables, conferences and events.
  • Work towards leading your own research projects.
  • Support the development of a growing organisation.

Full job details on our website: https://epi.org.uk/jobs/researcher-for-school-workforce-team-and-post-16-team/

Closing Date: 20 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates

This position is open for rolling recruitment, we will consider applications as they come in. 

Interviews will be arranged with suitable candidates based on availability. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a short coding task at home, prior to a two-stage interview.

Application Details

To apply please complete the application form: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/TR6ID3/

If you have any questions about the post or require any reasonable adjustments, please do contact fernando.delinos@epi.org.uk before applying.

Please note that we are only able to consider applicants who have a right to work in the UK as we are unfortunately unable to sponsor applicants at this time. For more guidance please visit: https://www.gov.uk/prove-right-to-work

This is a rolling application. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we successfully recruit for the position.

Website: https://epi.org.uk/

Additional Notes

12/06/2023 - This advert has been withdrawn at the request of the advertiser, as the post has now been filled.