Research Assistant – Economics

Reference: UOS041428

Research Assistant

Economics And Finance


The work of this role is directly related to the achievement of the above Global Goals.

Website University of Sheffield

We have an exciting opportunity in the Department of Economics for someone with a passion in quantitative analysis looking to use their research skills in economics to make an impact on research relating to ageing.

You will work in our academic Department of Economics in collaboration with several team members across the partner institutions. As a research team we will analyse data on ageing models. Our work together will strengthen our strong international research profile and our reputation for novel, research-led teaching.

You will use your experience of carrying out high quality academic research to provide essential support to the research group analysing data to contribute towards the research project. We are ideally looking for a PhD student with advanced quantitative and analytical skills, and a Master’s Degree in political science, economics, finance, statistics, data science, public policy or a related discipline. The work provides an excellent opportunity to further develop related knowledge and research skills.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

You will be involved in a timely and policy-relevant project developing a quantitative analysis using the richest source of information on ageing in many countries.

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