Research Associate in Education

University of Manchester Manchester Institute of Education

Quantitative Research Associate

Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-017476

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 12/10/2021

Salary: £33,309 to £40,927 per annum (depending on experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

School/ Directorate: Manchester Institute of Education

Hours per week: full time

Contract Duration: starting 1 December 2021 for 30 months

The University of Manchester seeks the appointment of a Quantitative Research Associate to work as part of the #BeeWell research team.  #BeeWell is a groundbreaking measurement and improvement programme for secondary schools in Greater Manchester.  The aim of the research strand of the project is to improve our understanding of the development and drivers of wellbeing in adolescence. We are using an adapted version of a ‘population cohort study’ design in which we will collect quantitative data from tens of thousands of young people from schools across the city-region in three annual waves. 

Further information about #BeeWell can be found here.

You will lead on statistical analyses of the #BeeWell dataset, alongside a variety of other duties, prepare outputs relating to these analyses, undertake data aggregation processes for our school and neighbourhood feedback reports, and a variety of other duties.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered          

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Neil Humphrey


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.