JOBS@ECPR-METHODS: Lecturer in Social Statistics/Quantitative Methods, University of Bristol

University of Bristol

The Graduate School of Education (GSOE) at the University of Bristol is seeking to appoint a fixed term, 0.75 FTE Lecturer in Social Statistics/Quantitative Methods within its Centre for Multilevel Modelling (CMM). Start date is to be as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will play a significant role in the development of advanced quantitative methods in education and multidisciplinary related fields and collaborate on research into statistical software development. They will contribute to our quantitative methods and more general research methods training to postgraduates within the School and to the short courses run by the CMM. They will also contribute to extending the School’s research profile in quantitative methods.

Applicants should have an appropriate record of achievement in social science for the level of post applied for. It is not a requirement that quantitative or statistical expertise has been applied to education, although candidates called to interview will be expected to demonstrate how their experience and expertise will be applied to educational issues.

Essential criteria for this posts includes: (1) experience of teaching quantitative methods/statistics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (2) contributor to teaching on postgraduate programmes; (3) the potential to seek and secure research funding; (4) a research background in the application of statistical methodology and computational statistics to the social sciences; (5) excellent communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills for collaborative working; (6) a good Honours degree (or equivalent) and (7) a Higher degree in statistics or a subject that involved considerable research in statistics or quantitative methods

See full call here.

Deadline: 11 August 2016

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