- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
= Are you an experienced researcher or consultant looking for your next challenge?
= Do you believe in the power of learning to transform peoples’ lives?
= Do you want to work for an organisation dedicated to tackling society’s biggest challenges through ideas and action?
We’re looking for a Senior Researcher who wants to work at the intersect of research and practice to deliver the RSA’s goal of enriching society through ideas and action.
You will work on issues such as improving outcomes for disadvantaged pupils, delivering better life-long learning, and defining the purpose of education.
You will be a rigourous and creative individual, who is passionate about developing an education system in which everyone is given the opportunity to suceed and thrive.
You’ll have a strong understanding of education policy and practice. You will be able to manage your time, work with others in a busy team, liaise with a wide range of external stakeholders, manage and deliver projects, conduct research, produce clear analysis, and communicate effectively with a range of audiences. You will have experience of working in the education system or in a research organisation, think tank or charity.
What the role involves
Designing and carrying out qualitative and/or quantitative research to inform education policy and practice.
Using research findings and a wide range of other evidence sources to inform the design of interventions, policy and practice, to and influence the actions of policy-makers, practitioners and the public.
Engaging with policy makers, opinion formers, practitioners, other experts to promote the RSA’s education work, and building and mobilising coalitions for change.
Contributing to strategy development and fundraising for new work, including developing funding opportunities.
Contributing to the delivery of projects and programmes, managing projects on time and on budget.
About the RSA
The RSA combines thought leadership with civic innovation to further human progress. Building on our 260-year history as a beacon for enlightenment values, the RSA is at an exciting period in its history. We provide platforms for leading experts through the UK’s most ambitious free public lecture series, our projects generate new models for tackling the social challenges of today and we are building on our network of over 29,000 Fellows around the world – a network of influential and accomplished individuals from every field with a real commitment to progressive and social change.
We offer great benefits, including 29 days holiday (plus bank holidays), additional wellbeing allowance, free fellowship throughout employment and lots more!
Please download our job pack here
How to apply
In order to apply, please click ‘apply for this job’ on our recruitment page and submit a comprehensive CV. You don't need to submit a cover letter.
Please submit your application through the RSA website. We cannot accept applications via email. All applications will receive an automated response.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 10am Wednesday 5th June 2019. Interviews are expected to take place on mid June 2019 at the RSA House, WC2N 6EZ. Please note that we cannot accept late, incomplete applications, and we can only consider candidates who apply through the online application process.
If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Danni Mason at email@example.com.