Posted on: 14 December, 2018
Application deadline: January 13, 2019
UK Data Service Research Associate, University of Manchester
Research Associate, Cathie Marsh Institute
Closing Date : 13/01/2019
Division : Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI), University of Manchester
Hours Per week : full time
Contract Duration : available until 31 August 2019 (maternity cover)
Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate at CMI.
You will be a member of the User Support and Training team of the UK Data Service, a resource funded by the ESRC to support researchers, policymakers and Higher Education teachers. It provides access to an extensive range of high quality economic and social data.
Based at the Cathie Marsh Institute, the team leads on the promotion and more effective use of microdata (government survey data and census microdata) in research, learning and teaching across a range of disciplines. The team provides user support via a helpdesk, user conferences, training courses, multi-media online training materials and the creation of teaching datasets, among other things.
You will use your expertise and background in quantitative microdata research methods and teaching to provide helpdesk support, training events, online training materials (and other user support and training duties as required) for the UK Data Service.
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date