Research Officer (Maternity Cover)

  • Part time
  • £28,063 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 17th December 2018

  • Advertised from 5th December 2018
  • + 6% pension. Fixed term 12 months - 21 hours per week


An exciting new opportunity has arisen at the Poverty Alliance to contribute to the delivery of a range of poverty related research projects. The post will provide maternity cover for our research role, taking the lead on the delivery of a range of on-going projects. These projects include ones covering the implementation of Universal Credit, health inequalities, employability evaluation. The post will be suitable an experienced researcher who has a broad range of interests and experience in social policy research.

Over the course of the project the Research Officer will be responsible for a range of tasks including: recruitment of research participants; design of materials; report writing; monitoring and evaluation. We are looking for an individual with a track record in conducting participatory social research, particularly in the voluntary and community sectors. The successful applicant will possess a sound understanding of research issues around poverty and inequality Scotland.

The successful candidate will be required to join the PVG scheme.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 17 December 2018

Interview Date: Thursday 10 January 2019

The Poverty Alliance aims to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from any person who can demonstrate that they meet the requirements for the post.

The Poverty Alliance is unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.