HE Research lead - disabled students inquiry, Education and Skills Policy Team

Country: United Kingdom;

City: London

Vacancy added: 11.07.2019

Employer: Policy Connect

Resumes due: 18.08.2019


Six months, part time, fixed, 21 hours per week

Borough, London

Policy Connect is looking for an experienced researcher to deliver the HE Commission’s new research inquiry into the experience of disabled students in higher education.

This is an exciting role that will involve leading the project through the research life cycle. This will involve leading quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, including organising parliamentary evidence sessions, writing a major report and designing recommendations.

Ensuring the Commission’s findings have demonstrable impact will be an important part of this position and will include impact planning, media engagement, and meetings with senior stakeholders across Parliament, Whitehall and the wider HE sector to deliver positive change for students.

The researcher will work closely with the Head of Education and Skills and the Chairs of the HE Commission.


About Policy Connect

Our Mission

Leading the development of new policy ideas through evidence and collaboration.

Who we are

We are a membership-based, not-for-profit, cross-party think tank. We bring together parliamentarians and government in collaboration with academia, business and civil society to inform, influence and improve UK public policy through debate, research and innovative thinking, so as to improve peoples’ lives.
We lead and manage an extensive network of parliamentary groups, research commissions, forums and campaigns. We are a London living wage employer and a Member of Social Enterprise UK, and have been operating since 1995.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, gender, sex, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or civil partnership or pregnancy/parental leave.

Please contact Simon Kelleher at simon.kelleher@policyconnect.org.uk or on 0207 202 8575 if you have any questions regarding the role or Policy Connect.

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