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The team at the III supports the delivery of our interdisciplinary research projects, events with impact, innovative teaching, and the inspiring Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme. 

The Institute regularly advertises jobs, fellowships, and research opportunities. These will be listed below and promoted in our newsletter and on our social media accounts. Subscribe to our newsletter, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to stay updated on all of our opportunities. 

We are currently looking for:

Research Officer in Latin American Inequality

We are recruiting a Research Officer for a 24-month post to conduct original research on some aspect of inequality in Latin America. The post-holder will also serve as Secretary to the Latin American and Caribbean Inequality Review.

Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance

The post will start in September 2022.

Candidates should have:

  • A completed (or nearly completed) PhD in a social science discipline relevant for the successful conduct of research on inequality in Latin America
  • Proven expertise on and interest in aspects of inequality in Latin America and/or the Caribbean
  • Proven skills and experience in quantitative research methods which demonstrate the capacity to conduct original and rigorous research on topics related to inequality
  • Ability to present research findings to a variety of academic and non-academic audiences
  • Proven ability to analyse data of different kinds, including survey data and administrative records
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in both English and Spanish
  • Evidence of excellent management and organizational capacity
  • Evidence of time management skills, setting priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Evidence of the ability to work effectively in large and small teams, involving both senior and junior researchers
  • Ability to establish and maintain links with external bodies to foster collaboration
  • Familiarity with the Latin America and Caribbean Inequality Review (LACIR) project

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

To apply for this role, please visit the online job portal.

Should you have any queries about the role, please email III manager E.Ryan@lse.ac.uk.or III Director F.D.Ferreira@lse.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 03 July 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.