Research Fellows x 4


UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 16th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £36,028 - £43,533 per annum
  • REF: 1874688
  • Closes: 16th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) is an independent and interdisciplinary research centre located in the Department of Economics at University College London.

CReAM has four openings for Research Fellow positions starting in May 2021 for two years each in the first instance. A later or earlier start date may be possible

The Research Fellows should have excellent training in economics and econometrics. He/she should be highly proficient in the analysis of survey and administrative data sets.

The successful candidates will participate in DFG, ESRC and/or ERC funded projects of Professors Christian Dustmann and Uta Schoenberg and CReAM ‘s other research activities on labour economics. They will also be required to contribute to the overall activities of the research centre, attend seminars and talk to graduate students. The postholders will carry out any other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by Professors Christian Dustmann and Uta Schoenberg, actively follow UCL policies including Equal Opportunities and Race Equality policies and maintain an awareness and observation of Fire and Health & Safety Regulations.

The fellows appointed will work at the offices of CReAM at the Department of Economics, Drayton House, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX.

Key Requirements

The researchers will have obtained, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in economics at the time of appointment and will have demonstrated an aptitude for research of the highest quality. The researchers will have interpersonal skills and intellectual breadth.

Please note: appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary 31,542 – 33,257 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

Applications should include one PDF attachment with

a full CV (including the names of at least two referees)

a cover letter and

at least one recent academic paper.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy or the application process please contact the CReAM Manager Maria Lambrianidou at

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Closing Date

16 Mar 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date


Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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