We are looking to recruit a Quantitative Researcher.
Interested in joining an organisation with a rich and continually evolving tradition in applied social research?
The Tavistock Institute is engaged with evaluation and research, organisational development and, professional development, all in service of supporting sustainable change and ongoing learning. The Institute works nationally and internationally on a variety of topics including health, mental health and well-being, education, and social exclusion. Recent projects include a longitudinal survey of adoptive parents, evaluating the implementation and impact of a coaching programme for young people in care; and exploring the impact of the use of social media in emergencies.
We are now looking for a Quantitative Researcher to join our quantitative team, with the following characteristics
- Holds a degree qualification with a strong quantitative element, preferably in statistics, psychology or a quantitative social science – a relevant postgraduate qualification is desirable but not necessary
- At least 3 years’ experience of working on relevant projects in a similar setting as the institute
- Experienced in designing research and analysis in social policy, and skilled in adapting methods according to data, budget or other constraints
- Knowledgeable of a range of statistical and analytical techniques, including descriptive analysis, hypothesis testing, multivariate regression, and factor analysis
- Skilled in communicating complex findings to a lay audience, verbally, in writing and through charts and diagrams
We would be particularly interested to hear from you if you also have some or all of the following:
- A good understanding of one or more of the following policy areas: education, health, mental well-being, family relationships, and looked-after children
- Evidence of identifying and writing winning proposals for research in these fields
- Experience in conducting cost-benefit and economic analysis
- Experience of analysing large-scale data-sets in relevant policy areas
- An interest, and ideally some experience, in using qualitative research skills, to complement your quantitative skills
We offer n appropriate salary (up to £32,500) depending on previous experience and qualifications, flexible working arrangements, season ticket loan, contributory pension scheme, a dynamic working environment, excellent bespoke personal and professional development opportunities and a supportive working culture.
If you are interested in working with us please send a CV and covering letter to email@example.com. The cover letter should explain how and why you think you would be a good addition to our team – applications sent without a cover letter will not be considered.
If you wish to discuss the role, please contact Megan Davies who will be able to help you.