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Reference: 88864

Date Added: 19 May 2023
Closing Date: 7 June 2023

Job Title: Researcher

Working For: Institute for Government

Location: London

Salary: £29,000 to £34,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience.

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

We are inviting applications for Researchers, to start as soon as notice periods allow. Researchers are a core part of our team, supporting the delivery of research projects ranging in focus from levelling up and civil service reform to preparing for a general election, support for ministers and beyond. As a Researcher, you will:

  • Conduct rigorous qualitative and quantitative research and analysis, including: carrying out literature reviews; completing background research and taking part in interviews with MPs, civil servants and others; and undertaking data analysis, including creating and updating charts.
  • Write about our research findings and recommendations in a range of formats, including long-form reports and shorter comment pieces.
  • Work with our events team to organise and deliver public events, roundtables, podcasts and other kinds of discussion, and present our findings and recommendations in these forums.
  • Work with our partnerships team to help secure for funding for elements of our work, including supporting the development of funding proposals and liaising with partners about funded projects.
  • Discuss project findings in the media, including TV and radio, where appropriate.

For full details, including a person specification, please read the job application pack available on our website: https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/about-us/careers/current-vacancies/researcher 

Closing Date: 7 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Applications for this role close at 11am on the closing date.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a first-round online interview. We expect these to take place on 21 and 22 June. In-person second-round interviews will be held the following week.

Application Details

To apply, please complete our online application: https://app.beapplied.com/apply/gagkpelsat 

We recommend that all candidates read the job application pack for this role available on our website before completing their application: https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/about-us/careers/current-vacancies/researcher 

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

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