Are you a Researcher with strong analytical, presentation and interpersonal skills? Do you have the passion to support the development of our Innovation Growth Lab (IGL)? Then join the team and help strengthen its position as a globally recognised hub for randomised trials and knowledge on innovation, entrepreneurship and growth.
About Nesta and IGL
IGL is a global partnership that brings together governments, foundations and researchers to make innovation, entrepreneurship and growth policy more experimental and evidence-based. The IGL team is based at Nesta.
Nesta is a global innovation foundation. We back new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time. Our mission is to spark and shape new ideas that improve how the world works for everyone. We use our knowledge, networks, funding and skills – working in partnership with others, including governments, businesses and charities. We are a UK charity but work all over the world, supported by a financial endowment.
About the Role
You will work closely with the Head of Economic Analysis and Policy Development, plus other members of the team, to apply your knowledge of policy evaluation, experimentation and data analysis in order to deliver against IGL’s strategic objectives. Ample scope exists for leadership and you will have the opportunity to proactively develop new areas of work. Working closely with IGL Partners, your responsibilities will include:
To secure this exciting opportunity
You have a strong postgraduate degree in a relevant subject (e.g. Economics, Public Policy, Statistics), are up-to-date with the academic literature on innovation and/or entrepreneurship policy, and know how to design large and small-scale randomised controlled trials.
Your strong quantitative research and analytical skills set includes knowledge of how to collect and manage data, and ideally you are familiar with statistic/econometric software packages such as Stata.
The role is based in London, but we will also consider candidates based across Europe wishing to work remotely.
Closing date for completed applications: 30 September 2018 at 23.45pm.
First interviews will be held on 12 October 2018.
Second interviews will be held on 19 October 2018.
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