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Location: London

Salary: £22k - £30k (Depending on skills & experience)

Department: Policy Research Centre

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 5 March 2018

We are recruiting an exceptional research professional to join the Children, Families and Work team in our Policy Research Centre.

You will be passionate about social research and its impact on policy and society as well as committed to building your skills in quantitative and qualitative methods.

Essential attributes include excellent writing skills, good communication and team-working, an understanding of quantitative and qualitative methods, and an interest in policy relating to employment, welfare reform, education, early years, family or poverty. Some post-graduate research experience would be an advantage.

For a detailed job description, please click here.

About NatCen Social Research

At NatCen Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.

We offer a friendly and stimulating environment with a high profile, challenging research programme, as well as favourable working conditions. Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement and a defined contribution pension scheme.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and supporting statement (no more than 700 words) outlining your skills, experience and why you would make a great addition to the team by email to

Closing date for applications will be Monday 5th March 2018.