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Research Director - Health

Location: London

Salary: £40k - £50k (Depending on skills & experience)

Department: Policy Research Centre

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 20 August 2018

We are looking to appoint a Research Director to join our vibrant and growing health and social care research practice, working to deliver high quality insights across a range of policy domains.

You will need the analytical skills and confidence to design and conduct high quality studies for a wide range of clients. Excited by the challenge of working in real-world settings and fast changing environments, you will have a passion for delivering insights that meet our clients’ needs.

Although experience of health or health services research and evaluation is desirable, you may have gained your experience in health-related or other domains. We are looking for someone who is keen to develop their own skills, as well as build and lead high performing research teams.

You will also be enthusiastic about business generation at NatCen, able to identify new business opportunities and lead on writing tenders.

We are open to flexible working and welcome part-time applications.

For a detailed job description, please click here.

About NatCen Social Research

At NatCen Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.

We offer a friendly and stimulating environment with a high profile, challenging research programme, as well as favourable working conditions. Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement and a defined contribution pension scheme.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and supporting statement (no more than 700 words) outlining your skills, experience and why you would make a great addition to the team by email to

Closing date for applications will be Monday 20th August 2018.

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