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Research Officer, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)

STANDARD GRADE 7: £33,309 – 40,927

Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) is looking to recruit two Research Officers to join the team. Reporting to the Director, the post holders will form a key part of the team, working on the implementation of multidimensional measures proposed by OPHI.

The Research Officers will contribute to OPHI’s research by collaboratively writing publishable academic papers on key methodological and/or empirical issues in multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis, by conducting the calculation and analysis of implemented multidimensional poverty indices, and by participating in OPHI activities such as research workshops, presentations, seminars, and collaborative work.

The successful candidates will hold, or have submitted and be awaiting viva for, a PhD/DPhil in economics, social policy or another quantitative social science. The successful candidates must have a high level of computer literacy including excellent programming skills in STATA (essential) as well as in Microsoft Office. Excellent inter-personal skills, including an ability to relate across cultures, time zones and disciplines; appropriate discretion; and the ability to engage in strategic policy activities is essential to this role.

This is a full-time, fixed term post (one year in first instance, expectation of renewal subject to funding).

The University of Oxford and the Department of International Development are Athena Swan Bronze award holders in recognition of its efforts to introduce organizational and cultural practices that promote gender and race equality and create a better working environment for all.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12 noon (UK Time) on Tuesday 05 July 2022 can be considered.

University of Oxford Recruitment Site (ref:158490)