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Research Fellow in Employment and Education Economics
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Salary: REB - £40,173 to £44,615 per annum (Inc. LWA)

Department: School of Organisations, Economy and Society

Location: Central London

The Centre for Employment Research (CER) is looking to appoint a Research Fellow in Employment and Education Economics, to conduct research using a variety of advanced Microeconometric Techniques. Successful candidates will have practical experience in some of the following techniques - OLS, Probit and Logit regression techniques, Propensity Score Matching, Difference-in-differences, Fixed and random effects Panel data estimation and Regression discontinuity design; ideally, using the STATA software package. 

The work will predominantly involve manipulation of administrative data; design, estimation and interpretation of econometric techniques and writing-up of results. The successful candidate will be working within an exciting and vibrant research centre, with staff working at the forefront of the discipline. Much of the work will be carried out on projects for government departments (DWP, BIS, HMRC etc.) and funding bodies such as the ESRC, where one of the projects focuses on Geographic Analysis. CER staff are focused on publication of results in highly rated peer reviewed academic journals.

This post is fixed term for one year. 

To apply for this vacancy, please click above. Further information is included in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below. 

Closing date: midnight on 30 August 2018

Interviews are likely to be held on: 12 September 2018

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk

Please note:  We are unable to accept applications by email. All applications must be made online. CV’s in isolation or incomplete application forms will not be accepted.

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