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Research Assistant

Closing date: 10 Jul 2022

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  • Full Time
  • London

Website Nuffield Trust

The Nuffield Trust is an independent health think tank. We aim to improve the quality of health care in the UK by providing evidence-based research and policy analysis and informing and generating debate.

Do you have strong quantitative analysis skills with the ability to manipulate complex datasets? Are you able to use Excel to produce charts, write functions and create PivotTables? Are you knowledgeable in a range of statistical methods and do you want to develop your ability to apply these in practice using statistics packages (e.g. R, SAS, STATA)?

The Nuffield Trust is looking for a creative and independent analyst to undertake work on agreed research projects relating to health and social care services. You will ensure timely and high-quality delivery under the supervision of project leads. You should have a strong interest in using data analytics to improve health and social care, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

In this role, you will be undertaking specific analyses involving data manipulation, statistical testing, data visualisation and reporting, and contributing to the interpretation of results and design of studies.

We’d really like to meet you if you have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a subject requiring a high level of quantitative analytical skill
  • Capability in quantitative analysis and the manipulation of large and complex datasets.
  • A willingness to learn new methods and skills in research analysis and commitment to development.
  • Experience of synthesizing findings from a wide range of information sources, with an ability to identify and explore appropriate evidence to test arguments
  • The ability to communicate complex issues for a variety of audiences

To apply for this job please visit nuffieldtrust.org.uk.

Other benefits

In addition to working with smart, kind people on a key priority for the UK, we offer:

  • Flexible working – we’ve implemented flexi-time; support hybrid working; and will consider all flexible working requests from your first day
  • Pension contributions – our contribution to your pension is a generous 14%
  • Holidays – we offer 28 days plus bank holidays, rising to 30 days after 5 years
  • Parental leave – we offer enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay.

Any other details

Offers of employment will be conditional upon the receipt of two satisfactory references. Applicants must also have the right to work in the UK. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

The Nuffield Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.

Strictly no agencies.

How to apply

To learn more about this role and to apply, please click to apply to go to The Nuffield Trust website and complete the online application process.

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Job Details

Organisation: Nuffield Trust

Location: London

Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 (£27,820)

Closing date: 10 Jul 2022

Contract type: Permanent

Full-time/part-time: Full Time

Remote working: Flexible

About the Organisation

The Nuffield Trust is an independent health think tank. We aim to improve the quality of health care in the UK by providing evidence-based research and policy analysis and informing and generating debate.

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