Research Assistant - Urban and Spatial Program

 

LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels

 

Urban and Spatial Program

 

Research Assistant

 

Salary from £28,721 to £34,232 pa inclusive of London allowance

 

This is a full time fixed term appointment for 2 years.

 

 

You will assist J. Vernon Henderson and team members in examining the patterns of urbanisation, employment, fertility, and access to public services in different African and Asian countries, through the collection, collation and analysis of demographic, economic, infrastructure mapping and satellite data. 

 

You should have: either a first or upper second class undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Economics or Spatial Economics AND experience as a research assistant for economics research; OR a Masters in Economics or Spatial Economics passed at a level allowing acceptance on PhD with evidence that all requirements are completed by 1st June 2018.

 

Knowledge and experience of statistical methods and packages such as STATA, experience in handling and merging of extremely large data sets, and training in and knowledge of GIS are required. You will prepare reports comprising descriptive statistics and tables and econometric results with explanatory text.  Opportunities will be made for those with initiative and creativity to co-author papers.

 

The CEP offers an outstanding environment in which to carry out research. Please visit http://cep.lse.ac.uk/ for further information about the Centre.

 

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.

Applications must take the form of a full Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume, a Covering Letter and an electronic copy of one relevant paper or original writing.   

 

A starting date of 1st August 2018 is preferred (negotiable)

 

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. 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.

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 16th April 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels

 

Urban and Spatial Program

 

Research Assistant

 

Salary from £28,721 to £34,232 pa inclusive of London allowance

 

This is a full time fixed term appointment for 2 years.

 

 

You will assist J. Vernon Henderson and team members in examining the patterns of urbanisation, employment, fertility, and access to public services in different African and Asian countries, through the collection, collation and analysis of demographic, economic, infrastructure mapping and satellite data. 

 

You should have: either a first or upper second class undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Economics or Spatial Economics AND experience as a research assistant for economics research; OR a Masters in Economics or Spatial Economics passed at a level allowing acceptance on PhD with evidence that all requirements are completed by 1st June 2018.

 

Knowledge and experience of statistical methods and packages such as STATA, experience in handling and merging of extremely large data sets, and training in and knowledge of GIS are required. You will prepare reports comprising descriptive statistics and tables and econometric results with explanatory text.  Opportunities will be made for those with initiative and creativity to co-author papers.

 

The CEP offers an outstanding environment in which to carry out research. Please visit http://cep.lse.ac.uk/ for further information about the Centre.

 

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.

Applications must take the form of a full Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume, a Covering Letter and an electronic copy of one relevant paper or original writing.   

 

A starting date of 1st August 2018 is preferred (negotiable)

 

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. 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.

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 16th April 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.