Posted on: 13 June, 2019
Application deadline: July 8, 2019

Research Associate – Data Lead, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Job Purpose

To make a leading contribution to the project: GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC)*. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area of quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and management. Candidates with experience in Development Studies and/or computer science, statistical programming or research data management are encouraged to apply.

As a successful candidate you will also be required to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

This role will also support an international household survey.

* SHLC is an international research consortium, which aims to strengthen capacity to address urban, health and education challenges in fast-growing cities across Africa and Asia. Case study countries include: South Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania, India, Bangladesh, China and the Philippines.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £35,210 – £39,610 per annum.

This post has approved funding on a full time basis (35 hours) until December 2021.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy Reference:025836.

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