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Senior Researcher (Analyst)

Location: London

Salary: £30k - £40k (Depending on skills & experience)

Department: Policy Research Centre

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 30 April 2018

We are recruiting a senior quantitative data analyst to join the Children and Families team in the Policy Research Centre to deliver high quality research to influence policy and society. You will be joining a large, vibrant, mixed-methods team delivering research and evaluation across education, families and child welfare for central government departments as well as charities and grant-making organisations.

You will have experience in conducting advanced quantitative analysis in a social research context in a previous role and be skilled in interpreting and writing up analytic results for a variety of audiences. We are looking for a person who is flexible, a good communicator and works well as part of a team. We need someone who has relevant policy interests but also work across projects and proposals according to the needs of the business.

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 9am, Monday 30th April 2018.

Interviews will take place week commencing 7th May.