Postdoctoral Research Associate in Intervention Design and Evaluation

Application Deadline: 
31 May 2017

A position at the Oxford Martin Programme on Illegal Wildlife Trade

Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford

Grade 7: Salary in the range £31,076 - £32,958 p.a.

The Postdoctoral Research Assistant will be an experienced social scientist, with expertise in intervention design and evaluation, ideally in a field outside conservation. The researcher will be responsible for bringing new ideas, approaches and analytical techniques to the programme, and supporting both the programme's other researchers, and external collaborators and stakeholders, to improve their approach to intervention design and evaluation. This role is an exciting opportunity to have a major impact on improving methods and outcomes in the field of conservation science, specifically consumer behavioural change, through participation in study design, data collection and analysis for specific case studies, as well as outreach and engagement with a range of stakeholders. These include conservation NGOs, governments, businesses and academics. The successful applicant will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil, together with relevant experience in the general area of intervention design and evaluation, and expertise in intervention design, impact evaluation, systematic review, statistical methods in social science, qualitative and quantitative data analysis. They will be able to manage their own academic research and associated activities, have experience of scientific publication in a relevant subject area, dissemination to and engagement with a range of audiences and using a range of mediums, and excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, organise and lead meetings, and represent the research team.

This is a fixed-term post for 2 years and is based in the Department of Zoology, New Radcliffe House, OX2 6GG.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 31 May 2017 will be considered.

Contact Person : Personnel Officer Vacancy ID : 128729
Contact Phone : 01865 271278 Closing Date : 31-May-2017
Contact Email : personnel@zoo.ox.ac.uk