Recruitment - ILC-UK are seeking a consultant researcher with a strong research background ideally in ageing and/or in health, housing or the economics of ageing.

The consultant will be expected to produce evidence reviews of a publishable standard, examining existing quantitative and qualitative literature and be experienced in managing and leading research projects from inception to completion. There is also the possibility of additional work from the ILC-UK including quantitative and qualitative research and producing policy reviews and briefs.

We are looking for someone who has a demonstrable track record in producing and authoring research and policy reports and is someone who can work independently with limited supervision. We are looking for support over the next three months and are willing to consider both full time and part time candidates.

Interested applicants are invited to contact with a CV, cover letter (briefly stating relevant experience) and a sample of writing. Applicants should also state in their cover letter an estimated day rate.


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