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Research Associate

London International Development Centre

Salary:  £34,854 to £40,011 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 01 December 2020
Reference:  LIDC-LIDC-2020-13

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) seeks a candidate to serve as Research Associate at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) London Office, which is hosted at London International Development Centre by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is an international grant-making NGO promoting evidence-informed development policies and programmes. We are the global leader in funding and producing and synthesising high-quality evidence of what works, for whom, how, why and at what cost. We believe that better policy-relevant evidence will make development more effective and improve people’s lives. 3ie is a registered non-governmental organisation in the US. It has offices in New Delhi, London and Washington, DC.

Additional information about 3ie is available on the 3ie website:

The Research Associate will be part of 3ie’s London team, and will contribute to all the activities carried out by the office including: Developing and carrying out a systematic search of the literature; screening titles and abstracts; critical appraisal; extracting data from the included studies; and synthesizing evidence. They will also be conducting analysis of the extracted data such as, for example, meta-analysis of quantitative information, thematic synthesis of qualitative information, and cost-effectiveness analysis.

They will be contributing to the daily functions of the Synthesis and Reviews Office including writing summaries of systematic reviews and providing assistance with seminar series, evidence week and other administrative tasks. 

This post is full time (1.0 FTE) until 5th September 2021.

The salary will be on the Academic scale, Grade 5 (Research Assistant) scale in the range £34,854 - £40,011 (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to The reference for this post is LIDC-LIDC-2020-13.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Further details about the role can be found in the Job Description.

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