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Salary from £31,029 to £35,635 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £38,283 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment for 1 year

We are looking to hire highly-skilled and motivated individuals to work under the direction of Sandra Sequeira. The job will entail close collaboration on a number of new and ongoing projects on a broad range of topics in applied microeconomics, development economics and political economy, using “big data” and experimental and quasi-experimental methods to identify causal effects and test the predictions of economic models.

The successful candidates should have a completed Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and/or a completed (or nearly completed) Master’s degree in economics or other closely related discipline strong quantitative and data analysis skills, strong programming skills and confidence with the use of different data management software and the ability to manage own areas of responsibility independently without constant direct supervision. Experience in Stata is essential and experience with ArcGis and machine learning desirable. We are looking for someone with fluency in written and spoken English, who is able to communicate effectively to different audiences, conveying complex technical information in a clear and accurate manner. The position will also require strong organisational skills, the ability to work under pressure and to multiple deadlines and a high level of initiative and self-motivation.

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

For further information about the post, please see the job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail:  [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of applications is 6th June 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

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