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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Investment Fund

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £34,804 to £39,152 per annum
Fixed Term for 12 months
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 15 November 2020
Reference:  EHR0087-1020

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together. 


About You 

Motivated, organised and adept at problem solving, you will have expertise in quantitative methodologies and significant experience in the collection and analysis of survey data. You will have significant high-level experience of statistical analysis on large data sets and relevant software packages in the social sciences. You will also have experience of designing and implementing online questionnaires as well as the ability to respond effectively and efficiently to internal and external partners.

About the Role

You will join a team of experienced and dedicated researchers with strong national and international networks and assist on projects of national interest. You will undertake the provision of high-level research support, particularly within quantitative methodologies, for a team of academics conducting investigations in the area of child protection in sport. You will also contribute to and develop the work of a new research centre.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.


About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Professor Mike Hartill at

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society

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