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Postdoctoral Research Officer in Social Policy, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Oxford University

Publish Date: Nov 23, 2015

Deadline: Dec 16, 2015

The Department of Social Policy and Intervention and the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research officer to work on the Employment, Equity and Growth (EEG) programme.

The Project aim to understand the linkages between the extent and nature of economic growth in developed countries, earnings in the labour market, income inequality and living standards, and the long-term (including intergenerational) implications of recent trends, and to help frame policy responses that may be effective in promoting rising living standards for the middle and below group. You will be working with Professor Brian Nolan, the Director of EEG. The interdisciplinary research team ( comprises two other Postdoctoral research fellows and two DPhil students together with affiliates from within and outside Oxford including Sir Tony Atkinson and Professor John Muellbauer.

You will have a PhD in economics, social policy, sociology or another relevant social science discipline, with a strong foundation in quatitative analysis. You will have demonstrated the capacity to produce high-quality peer-reviewed publications on relevant topics, build research collaborations and engagements, and present research findings to seminars, workshops and conferences. In-depth knowledge of research on the core topics to be addressed in the programme is highly desirable.

Contact Person: Teena Stabler

Contact Phone: 01865 280337

Contact Email:

For further details see here.

For general information regarding working for the Employment, Equity, and Growth team, click here


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