University of Liverpool - Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral Research Associate - closing date for applications 29 March 2013

Quantitative Social Research

Salary: £31,331 pa (Grade 7)


We invite applications to work on a project on Family Changes among Immigrants and their Descendants. This is part of an EU funded project on Changing Families and Sustainable Societies: Policy Contexts and Diversity over the Life Course and across Generations. The aim of the four-year project is to investigate the diversity of family forms, relationships and life courses in European countries, to assess the compatibility of existing policies with family changes, and to contribute to evidence-based policy-making. The Liverpool team will co-lead research stream on family trajectories among immigrants and ethnic minorities and will also contribute to research in other areas.

You will work in close collaboration with Dr. Hill Kulu. You will investigate family and fertility changes among immigrants and ethnic minorities in the UK, will contribute to comparative studies of European countries and will prepare research results for publication in international social science journals. You will have a PhD in a social science discipline (including statistics), experience in handling longitudinal data and conducting event history analysis. Good communication and management skills are essential. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic quantitative social researcher to work in an international team of researchers on a highly policy-relevant topic. The post is available from 1st May 2013 for 18 months with possibility of extension for a further 18 months.

The closing date for applications is 29th March 2013

Informal inquires may be addressed to Dr. Hill Kulu; email:| ; telephone: + 44 151 794 2859

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Two Research Assistants

Gulf Labor Markets and Migration Program (GLMMP), a joint program of the European University Institute (EUI - Florence) and the Gulf Research Center (GRC - Jeddah, Geneva, Cambridge), seeks two Research Assistants (Demographer/Statistician and Lawyer).

Deadline for applications: 4 March 2013.

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Survey Manager - Centre for Longitudinal Studies - Department of Quantitative Social Science Faculty of Policy and Society

Salary will be on the Grade 7 salary scale, in the range of £30,424 to £36,298 per annum plus £2,323 London Allowance per annum.

The appointment is full-time and is available from 1 April 2013 for three years in the first instance.

In view of the nature of the work involved, any offer of appointment will be conditional on a satisfactory Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

You will have experience of large scale surveys, and an understanding of the particular issues involved in engaging and surveying young people. The ability to manage multiple tasks and to work independently as well as part of a team are important aspects of the post, as is the ability to liaise with the fieldwork organisation and to communicate clearly with both cohort members and their parents, as well as academic and non-academic users of the study.

Reference: 7AC-PSQSS-5270
Closing date: 8 March 2013

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