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Research Fellow in Ageing and Quantitative Social Science
Grade 7: £32, 817 - £40,322 p.a

We are looking to recruit a postdoctoral research fellow with experience in quantitative social science and an interest in population ageing. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key research role in a design initiative of national importance.

You will be based at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing but will work as a key member of the new Design Age Institute research team, a collaboration between the Royal College of Art (lead), Oxford University and Newcastle University's National Innovation Centre for Ageing. You will report to the Professor of Gerontology, Professor Sarah Harper.

You will be a part of an inter-disciplinary team at Oxford who will play an important role in creating a robust evidence base for new design interventions which support successful ageing in the UK. Your main duties and responsibilities are to work with colleagues at Oxford to create a robust evidence base for new design interventions which support successful ageing in the UK, and to plan and deliver a comprehensive data based study on the situation of UK older adults, mapping the policy landscape and identifying gaps in provision and opportunities for innovations.

You will be expected to adapt existing and develop new research methodologies and materials, prepare working theories and analyse data from a variety of sources, reviewing and refining theories as appropriate, and produce and disseminate research outputs in collaboration with others that are effectively shared through appropriate channels (for example books, peer-reviewed journals, conferences) to the discipline.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a covering letter, detailed CV and names and contact details for three references as part of your online application.

This position is fixed-term contract for 2 years and funding is provided by the UKRI.

Please quote 146664 on all correspondence.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Friday 28 August 2020 will be considered. Interviews will be held via Zoom on Thursday 3 September 2020.

Job details:

Contact Person : College Administrator Vacancy ID : 146664
Contact Phone :   Closing Date & Time : 28-Aug-2020 12:00
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