Wednesday, November 26, 2014

PhD position working with the Behavioural Insights Team and Institute of Education

The BIT and IOE are accepting applications for a very interesting looking PhD with a deadline of 19 December 2014. The topic is adult literacy and numeracy. Details below:

"The Behavioural Research Centre for Adult Skills and Knowledge (ASK) and the Institute of Education’s National Research and Development Centre for adult literacy and numeracy (NRDC) are seeking a PhD candidate to work on a collaborative project.

The candidate will undertake the PhD with Integrated Research and Methods Training at the Institute of Education (IOE) full time over the course of three or four years. 

They will be co-supervised by:

  • an academic from the IOE’s National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC), who will provide expert guidance on the elements of study related to numeracy and/ or literacy; and
  • the Head of Research at the Behavioural Insights Team, who will provide expert guidance on running randomised control trials in the field. 

Course costs and a salary will be fully funded by the BIT."

Full details of the position and details on how to apply are available here.

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