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Reference: 73596

Date Added: 28 November 2019
Closing Date: 2 January 2020

Job Title: Research Fellow

Working For: Institute for Public Policy Research

Location: London

Salary: £31,777 - £39,254

Job Details

IPPR is looking for a talented researcher to join our Work and Welfare State team to take a leading role in IPPR’s work on health and social care. This will build on the Institute’s independent inquiry into the NHS, led by Lord Darzi. The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work with leading politicians and policy makers to shape the future of health and care policy in the UK.

The Research Fellow’s responsibilities will include: conducting high quality research and analysis; identifying policy recommendations; managing projects and developing research proposals.

To be successful you will be able to demonstrate interest in and knowledge of health and care policy (or related field). You will have undergraduate level qualification or equivalent training and work experience. Good research and analysis skills will be coupled with an understanding of the health and care sector and its policy environment; enabling you to link analysis effectively to current policy debates.

You will demonstrate skills in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods, complimented by excellent written communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to manage a varied workload to meet deadlines; and a clear commitment to the work and values of IPPR.

IPPR is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As an organisation engaging in critical debate about a wide range of progressive policy issues, we value the creativity and range of perspectives that a diverse team can provide.

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 working and secondment opportunities. All options can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing Date: 2 January 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Closing time for application is midnight on the closing date.
Interviews will be held w/c 13 January 2020   
Start date as soon as possible

Application Details

Before applying please read the information pack and job description on our website https://www.ippr.org/job/research-fellow-health or email recruitment@ippr.org quoting the job title or REF: RFWWS/DEC.

A CV with a 2-page personal statement demonstrating how you meet the attributes in the person specification should be returned to applications@ippr.org

In order to complete your application please also complete IPPR’s equal opportunities monitoring form. See link on our website.  

Website: https://www.ippr.org/

Additional Notes