Post-doc position on the UK Comparative Candidates Survey project team in Glasgow, Scotland.
The School of Government & Public Policy is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant or Research Associate to contribute to an ESRC funded research project, The Representative Audit of Britain. As part of an international research network, the Comparative Candidates Survey (CCS), a UK team of researchers, from Birkbeck College, University College London, and the University of Strathclyde, will be conducting surveys of candidates standing in the 2015 General Elections. The Strathclyde team is led by Dr Wolfgang Rüdig. The appointee would participate in the administration of the survey, the analysis of the data collected, both within a UK and a cross-national context, and the preparation of high-profile publications and other dissemination activities. The post would suit an applicant with experience in survey research who has an advanced working knowledge of statistical programmes such as SPSS and STATA. A Masters degree in political science (or other relevant social science discipline) is a minimum requirement.
This is a full-time position for two years. There are no internal candidates, this is a completely open search.
Closing Date: Sunday, 25 January 2015