Research Assistant (fixed-term contract to end of July 2018)


6th December 2017

Research Assistant (fixed-term contract to end of July 2018)

UCEA is the representative body for UK higher education employers and we are seeking a Research Assistant to support the provision and development of our research and benchmarking services on pay and other aspects of employment. Working within the research team you will contribute to UCEA’s research output and to maintaining our reputation for high-quality research, information and guidance on pay and reward and other employment-related matters in higher education.

In this role you will have opportunities to support a wide range of research benchmarking projects, contribute to case studies and conduct sector-wide surveys, some of which are carried out in partnership with the recognised trade unions and other stakeholders in the sector.

Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent and have recent relevant research experience in economic and labour market data, employment practice or similar areas. A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is desirable. Applicants must have a right to work in the UK.

This fixed term position is full-time to cover maternity leave and the current salary band for this role is up to £29,000 (dependent on experience). In addition, UCEA offers an excellent benefits package, including a defined benefit pension scheme and generous annual leave.

For an informal discussion about the role please feel free to contact Laurence Hopkins, Head of Research, at or telephone 020 7383 2444.

If you think this role could be for you please click here for information and how to apply.

Applications should be emailed to

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 6 December.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 14 December at the UCEA offices in Woburn House, Tavistock Square, WC1H 9HU.