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Job opportunities to work at CEP are advertised below.

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CEP Occasional Research Assistants

The Centre for Economic Performance invites postgraduate students to apply for Occasional Research Assistantships

Occasional Research Assistants are offered facilities and full membership of the centre and an hourly rate of pay (currently around £17.50 to £20 an hour) to provide on average a day or more's research assistance a week. Working on centre projects usually provides students with material, data etc for their PhD and helps them define a thesis topic more quickly. In some cases we will offer places to associate scholars who will not carry out research assistance but whose own research is well advanced and can contribute to the Centre's programme of work.

For detailed information about research undertaken at the CEP please read the CEP Programme of Work 2020 - 2025 and browse our website.

If you have a keen interest in working in one of the Centres' main research areas, complete and return the ORA application form (available in Adobe PDF and Microsoft Word).


CEP Summer Internship Programme

Applications for 2020 are now closed.

The CEP has a small number of vacancies for Summer Internships from May to October open to Economics graduates and postgraduates. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience of research in practice and can lead on to longer Occasional Research Assistantships with the Centre.

Download further information and an application form.

Please return your completed application form to Linda Cleavely, email l.f.cleavely@lse.ac.uk, with the subject line 'ORA your surname' (e.g. ORA Smith).