Job title: Researcher
Department: Policy and Research
Location: Liverpool (L3 9HG)
Contract: Temporary contract, with possibility of extension (subject to funding)
Hours: Full-time (35 hrs)
Salary: £18,500 per annum (pro rata)

Are you a talented and aspiring researcher looking to gain experience, the chance to research topics of social importance, and get your name in print? Do you want to make a difference for charities through high-quality research?

Do you want to make a difference for charities through high-quality, nationally-recognised research?

We’re recruiting for a Researcher position on a temporary contract in our Liverpool office between February and December 2020.

As part of DSC’s Research Team based in the Liverpool city centre, you will carry out accurate quantitative and qualitative research for DSC’s funding guides and directories, externally funded projects, online information and databases. You will also support data analysis, identify interesting and noteworthy trends, and communicate these effectively.

Shortlisted candidates will likely have experience in applied social research, relevant academic subjects, database and data entry skills, familiarity with Content Management Systems, and writing research reports.

Please apply by emailing an electronic version of your CV and a covering letter of no more than one A4 page in 12-point font to Please set out clearly in your letter why you want to work for DSC, how your skills and experience are relevant to the role, and email both documents to us with the subject line Researcher Vacancy.

The application deadline is 12 noon on Monday, 4 February. We anticipate interviews will take place in the first half of February.


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