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Research Officer in Inequalities: Cities, Jobs and Economic Change
 
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International Inequalities Institute

 

 Research Officer in Inequalities: Cities, Jobs and Economic Change

 

Salary from £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance

 

This is a fixed term appointment for 20 months

 

The International Inequalities Institute (III) is one of the world’s leading research centres on inequality, its causes, and its consequences. The Atlantic Fellows in Social and Economic Equity programme based in the III is committed to building a community of people who are “committed to using collective leadership to work towards social and economic justice for all”.

 

We are seeking an outstanding researcher for a 20 month Research Officer post to work with the Research Theme Convenor of our ‘Cities, Jobs, and Economic Change’ theme and support an interdisciplinary team including economists, geographers, political scientists, and sociologists. The post holder will be expected to conduct original academic research on substantive research topics which will lead to high quality academic publications, and play a full part in the research culture of the III and in developing research initiatives. The post will start in May 2021, or as soon as practicable afterwards.

 

Candidates should have:

 

·        A completed or close to completion PhD in Economics, Political Science, Geography, Social Policy, or another related social science discipline or subject area relevant for the successful conduct of research on inequalities

 

·        Ability to conduct original academic research on substantive research topics that relate to this research programme

 

·        Proven methodological skills (quantitative or qualitative) which demonstrate the capacity to conduct original and rigorous research

 

·        Willingness to collaborate on mixed methods research

 

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

·        Ability to present research findings to a variety of academic and non-academic audiences

 

·        Ability to work as part of a collaborative research team

 

·        Commitment to collaborative working and active engagement with the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme

 

·        Ability to play a full part in the research culture of III

 

·        Evidence of time management skills, setting priorities and meeting deadlines

 

·        Ability to organise workshops, webinars or seminars related to this research programme

 

 

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

 

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

 
If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email E.Ryan@lse.ac.uk.  

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3rd March 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. 

 

Interviews are likely to be held virtually in w/c 12th April 2021.