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Reference: 68132

Date Added: 10 October 2018
Closing Date: 23 October 2018

Job Title: Researcher

Working For: IPPR Scotland

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £24,145 per annum, pro-rata for a 6 months FTC

Job Details

IPPR Scotland (The Insitute for Public Policy Research) is Scotland’s progressive think tank. We exist to contribute to a more progressive Scotland, by undertaking well-researched analysis and developing new creative policy ideas and solutions. We are looking to recruit a Researcher to join our small team in Scotland.

IPPR Scotland is a cross-party and non-profit think tank with charitable status. We are an autonomous part of IPPR across the UK, alongside IPPR North based in Manchester and Newcastle, and IPPR in London. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the few think tanks based in Scotland.

The Researcher post will work across a range of projects, considering the key public policy issues facing Scotland today. Duties will include: conducting research, writing reports, contributing to project development, building networks and assisting with events. The successful candidate will have proven research skills and a good knowledge of politics and public policy in Scotland and the UK. In addition, they will have excellent written communication and interpersonal skills. They will also have the ability to manage their workload to meet deadlines and a clear commitment to the work and values of IPPR across the UK. They will combine a strong attention to detail with the ability to think creatively and imaginatively.

This post is based in IPPR Scotland’s Edinburgh office. As part of our commitment to flexible working we will consider a range of options for the successful applicant to fill the post, including part-time hours. All options can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing Date: 23 October 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held on Thursday 1 November 2018

Application Details

 For an information pack and application form please visit https://www.ippr.org/job/researcher-ippr-scotland or email recruitment@ippr.org  quoting JOB REF: RSCO.

Please do not send in CVs.

Website: https://www.ippr.org

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