Recruitment

NEWFAMSTRAT is recruiting TWO full-time, fixed-term Research Officers!  One specializing in Finnish data, and the other in German data.  See below details and links. 

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Research Associate – Finnish specialist

(Two-year fixed-term from 1 May 2019 until 30 April 2021)

Salary:  £33,199 to £39,609

Application deadline: 15 March 2019

The Department of Social & Policy Sciences at the University of Bath wishes to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Officer to take the lead on analyses of Finnish linked employee-employer panel data (FLEED) and the Finnish part of a comparative field experiment, under the European Research Council-funded project, NEWFAMSTRAT.  The postholder will be directly responsible for preparing working hypotheses and appropriate analyses related to Finland in particular, in conjunction with the other two countries. This includes undertaking both independent and collaborative publications, conference presentations, and developing materials for public dissemination. The successful candidate must have a PhD in sociology, economics, social demography, or related social science. Training and expertise in analysing large-scale longitudinal data sets is absolutely essential, as are very strong data management and quantitative analysis skills and proficiency in using STATA.  Experience with managing and analysing linked employee-employer panel or administrative/register data is preferred. Working knowledge of day-to-day Finnish is essential, as is fluency in English. Candidates should have a developing track record of quality publications in highly-ranked academic journals and/or major presses.

If you are interested, go to the job ad and click the link to the  University of Bath job vacancy website: http://www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/Vacancy.aspx?ref=SJ6464

Research Associate – German specialist

(Two-year fixed-term from 1 June 2019 until 31 May 2021)

Salary:  £33,199 to £39,609

Application deadline: 15 April 2019

The Department of Social & Policy Sciences at the University of Bath wishes to appoint a Research Associate to take the lead on analysis of the German Socio-Economic Panel and linked employee-employer panel data (LIAB, LEEP-3), and the German part of a field experiment, under the European Research Council-funded project, NEWFAMSTRAT.  The postholder will be directly responsible for preparing working hypotheses and appropriate analyses related to Germany in particular, and in conjunction with the other two countries. This includes producing independent and collaborative publications, conference presentations, and materials for public dissemination. The successful candidate must have a PhD in a subject area of direct relevance to this project. Training and expertise in analysing large-scale longitudinal data sets is absolutely essential, as are very strong data management and quantitative analysis skills and proficiency in using STATA.  Experience with managing and analysing linked employee-employer panel or administrative/register data is preferred. Working knowledge of day-to-day German is essential, as is fluency in English. Candidates should have a developing track record of publications in highly-ranked academic journals.

The post is full-time on a fixed-term contract, which cannot extend beyond 31 July 2021; however the start date is somewhat flexible. The position includes some travel, perhaps including some extended visits in Germany.

If you are interested, go to the job ad and click the link to the  University of Bath job vacancy website::  https://www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/Vacancy.aspx?ref=SJ6519