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We are an independent research and development organisation dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion. We’re focused on the big questions. How do we help more people find work and build careers in a changing jobs market? How do we help people to be active and engaged citizens? And how do we do all of this at a time of constrained public finances?

As a Silver Investor in People award holder, we are also committed to staff development and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work. In addition, we are an accredited Living Wage Employer.


Economic / Social researchers

Full-time Permanent : Leicester, London or Cardiff based

We are looking to recruit a number of researchers to join our growing team, delivering a range of high quality, high impact projects that support our Strategic Plan; and welcome applications from economists, social researchers and statisticians

As a researcher, you will be expected to work collaboratively with other colleagues to design and deliver high impact research for national and local government, service delivery organisations and international institutions.

To apply, download the job description and person specification, complete the Learning & Work Institute Application Form (attaching a copy of your CV) and send to the Recruitment Team.  Please note that Learning & Work Institute encourages flexible working practices and patterns including part-time hours.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 28 July 2017. We anticipate that interviews will take place week commencing Monday 14 August 2017; the  location of interviews will be confirmed after the shortlisting process and may be held in Leicester, London or Cardiff.

Learning & Work Institute is a level 2 Disability Confident Employer. Should you require any adjustments to participate in this recruitment process, please contact Rachel Marvin, HR Administrator on [email protected] or call 0116 204 2819.


Interested in joining our Consultants register?

At Learning & Work Institute we are always looking to engage with like-minded professionals to join our consultants register. To successfully join the register, you will need a strong track record in learning, skills or employment, with excellent research or development skills. To find out more, or to receive an application form, please email [email protected]