18th March 2019

UCEA is the representative body for UK higher education employers and is known for its high-quality research, information and guidance on pay and reward and other employment-related matters. We are seeking a Researcher 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 lead the delivery of major sector-wide surveys and make a significant contribution to UCEA’s research output providing valuable and practical insights to our member organisations.

In this role you will have opportunities to work on a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research projects, write 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 masters degree level or equivalent and have recent relevant research experience in economic and labour market data, employment/HR practice or similar areas. Applicants must have a right to work in the UK.

This is a permanent, full-time position and the current salary band for this role is £33,000 to £36,000 per annum (dependent on experience). In addition, UCEA offers an excellent benefits package, including a defined benefit pension scheme and generous annual leave. UCEA provides a strong development package for its research staff including a dedicated training allowance and a Datacamp subscription. Applications to work part-time, including in a job-share, will be considered.

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 download the information for applicants, which includes the job description and person specification, from the UCEA website at

How to apply

Applications should be emailed to

The closing date for applications is Monday 18 March 2019.

The selection process for this role will take place on Thursday 28 March 2019 at the UCEA offices in Woburn House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HU.

Researcher – Information for Applicants