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Research Assistant - Labour Policies for Inclusive Growth, Centre for Economic Performance

Salary from £33,558 to £38,541pa with potential to progress to £41,404 pa inclusive of London allowance.

Fixed term appointment for 1 year (with option to renew for 2 years).

You will be required to work on projects for the ERC funded Labour Policies for Inclusive Growth in the Centre for Economic Performance, and associated core Centre projects. The topics of research will be the impact of technology, immigration and imperfect competition on the labour market.

An undergraduate degree in Economics or other quantitative discipline to be completed by post start date is essential, as is experience of data work requiring great accuracy and attention to detail.

Essential criteria include: advanced experience of using programming languages such as STATA and R for analysing large scale micro data sets and the ability to learn new programming skills; experience of data work requiring great accuracy and attention to detail; ability to identify appropriate methods of economic investigation; ability to interpret and analyse patterns or trends in data; and ability to think through economic problems analytically; ability to perform literature reviews. The ability to work independently without close supervision is a requirement, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You must have ability to identify appropriate methods of economic investigation; ability to interpret and analyse patterns or trends in data and to think through economic problems analytically; and ability to perform literature reviews.

The post will commence as soon as possible. You should apply with a CV, cover letter as well one relevant or sample research paper.

The CEP offers an outstanding environment in which to carry out research. We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, hybrid working, and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to www.jobs.lse.ac.uk. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the "contact us" links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email h.ogborn@lse.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 29 March 2024 (23:59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


CEP Summer Internship Programme

Applications for 2024 are now open.

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.

For further information and to apply, click here.

If you have any questions please email Linda Cleavely via l.f.cleavely@lse.ac.uk, with the subject line 'ORA your surname' (e.g. ORA Smith). Deadline: Monday 15 April.