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Job opportunity: Research Assistant at Nesta

2nd Dec 2017

Research Assistant – Nesta

Position: Part time research opportunity, 3-4 days per week from January – April 2018.

Fee: £200 per day

Location: Westminster

Nesta are looking for an exceptional candidate to support a Randomised Controlled Trial in secondary schools from mid-Jan 2018 to around late April 2018. The project seeks to improve parental engagement in students’ maths learning. It is a collaboration between Nesta and The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT); you will work from BIT’s offices but you will be directly employed by Nesta.

You will need to be willing to get involved in a range of tasks, be flexible in your approach and be able to juggle competing priorities. This role offers someone an excellent opportunity to develop their research and project management skills and to gain experience of running a randomised controlled trial.

The full job description can be downloaded here. Candidates should send their CV to Fionnuala O’Reilly ( and complete this short survey.

Close of applications: 8th December 2017 at noon (GMT)