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  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Bristol
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: £32548 - £36613 for grade I / £36613 - £41212 for grade J
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Sep 26, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2018

Job Description/Responsibility

  • The Centre for Multilevel Modelling at the School of Education are seeking to appoint a full-time research associate or senior research associate in quantitative methods in education on an open ended basis with fixed funding until 30/08/2021.
  • This position is to work on an ESRC-funded research project to study competing statistical methods for measuring school performance using pupil-level test score data. The successful applicant will work closely with Dr George Leckie and Professor Harvey Goldstein carrying out a wide range of applied data analysis, simulation studies, and authoring journal articles.
  • Applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent research experience) in a quantitative social science or in applied statistics and a track record of publishing in academic journals. Very strong quantitative research methods skills and experience of analysing large datasets using statistical software such as Stata or R are essential. Experience in simulating data and developing/extending statistical methods would be an advantage.

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Apply Instruction

It is expected that interviews will be held in November 2018. The proposed start date is 3 January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr George Leckie (e-mail: g.leckie@bristol.ac.uk).
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities

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