Job: Research Assistant in Development and Education Research

The Blavatnik School of Government is looking to hire a variable hours Research Assistant to provide research and administrative support to Dr Rachel Hinton on selected education research programmes in international development.

The role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of the Global Goals on Education.

The Research Assistant will be expected to manage production of evidence products, produce presentations for national and international conferences, and provide support to the MPP events on education. They will also support the completion of articles, help with the visibility of research via the production of blogs and summarise key research while contributing new ideas for new research projects. They will also provide administrative support for Dr Hinton, including travel support and weekly agenda preparation.

The successful candidate should hold a first degree in economics, politics, development or a related discipline, and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in governance, education and international development to work within established research programmes. You must have the ability to manage your own research and administrative tasks efficiently, experience of following and adapting methodologies, as well as the ability to undertake statistical analysis. Excellent communication skills and a proven track record of strong writing are also essential.

This post is fixed-term until 31 March 2023, with a maximum of 5 to 7 hours of work per week. Further details for this position, including information on how to apply, are outlined in the job description.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (UK time) on Monday 16 May 2022.

To apply visit the University website.