Research Analyst

30000.00 GBP Annual
07 Jul 2017
04 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Analyst

Salary: Circa GBP30,000

Location: Cambridge

What it's about
The Research and Thought Leadership Group is recruiting one permanent post of Research Analyst to provide psychometric and data analysis support for a range of research activities and projects related to examinations/products/services offered by Cambridge English in the following areas: language assessment, language learning, education reform, corpus linguistics, large-scale survey research, and teacher development.

What you'll be doing
You will join a team of assessment experts to collaborate with colleagues across the organisation to shape new products and developments, ensure the quality and validity of Cambridge English examinations, and engage with a wide range of customers. You will:

• Help implement the Cambridge English research agenda and create research designs to support specific projects
• Help conduct research to inform product development and revisions
• Prepare reports and other communications for presentation and publication to a wide range of audiences

What we're looking for
Highly numerate and educated to degree level, you must also be able to show evidence of strong analytical skills. You must show evidence of being an advanced user of spreadsheets and databases and of familiarity with statistical analysis software (e.g. SAS, R, SPSS).

You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills for dealing effectively with colleagues and clients at all levels. The ability to work as part of a team and to prioritise and time-manage projects is essential.

Educational and psychological measurement work is highly specialised and appropriate training will be provided. If you have the required qualifications and feel ready for the challenge of working for one of the world's leading assessment organisations, please apply now.

Who we are
Cambridge English Language Assessment is a part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. We provide exams in English for speakers of other languages taken by over 5 million candidates worldwide each year, as well as the leading range of qualifications for language teachers.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary, and benefits.

• Generous contributory pension
• 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
• Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
• Employee discount and cash back scheme at 1,200 retailers
• Cycle scheme
• Subsidised canteens
• Support for professional qualifications

The closing date for receipt of applications is 19 July 2017 and interviews will be held on 27 and 28 July 2017.

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As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.


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