Quantitative Postdoctoral Researcher

Closing Date: 9th December 2022, 12:00 GMT

Grade 7: £34,308 - £42,155

Full Time


About the role

The GPI is a multi-million-pound five-year project with a vision that is bold, ambitious, and immediate: to provide access to free, evidence-based, playful parenting support to every parent, everywhere, so that they are equipped with the knowledge and tools to help their children realise their learning potential. Our research team is committed to improving outcomes for high-risk children and globally, and this is our primary guiding aim.

The Quantitative Postdoctoral Researcher role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research on large global intervention studies as part of an international research team with wide policy and programming impact researching parenting interventions in low- and middle-income countries. You will focus on primarily supporting data analysis of multiple research studies examining the implementation, effectiveness, and scale-up of in-person and digital parenting interventions. In addition, you will support the GPI Principal Investigator through extensive amounts of independent work and responsibility within the project: designing study protocols, data cleaning, management and analysis.  The role will be based in Oxford, though the post holder will work closely with our teams internationally.

Our research group is committed to capacity-building and supporting team members to further their careers, and you will be supported to further your career portfolio including writing and publishing first-authored papers. We are also committed to fostering an environment of equality, diversity and inclusion.

The role is full time and fixed-term to December 2024. The post is available for an immediate start.

Our team is family-friendly and welcomes applications from people with caring responsibilities, and we are flexible to family and other commitments.

About you

We are looking for someone with excellent skills in a range of statistical packages (R, STATA and MPlus) and with longitudinal data analysis techniques, and data visualisations. Experience analysing longitudinal data, including propensity score matching, moderator and mediation analyses and randomised controlled trial data is preferred. The post holder will be expected to lead on first-author publications and contribute to research design and implementation, research analyses and supporting manuscript writing, with an additional focus on data management.  Please see the job description for the full list of criteria.

How to apply

Find this job on the University of Oxford Job Portal here

Further information, including how to apply, is available in the attached job description. Any further enquiries may be directed to hrteam@spi.ox.ac.uk

Only online applications received by 12.00 noon GMT on 9th December 2022 will be considered.