The GCRF Centre for Sustainable Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC) is looking for a new Research Associate focussing on data management and comparative analysis to join our international team.

Are you interested in urban development and data of all different kinds? We need you!

SHLC’s Research Associate – Data Lead will be based at the University of Glasgow and will join an international team of 50 experts from a range of disciplines and countries including Bangladesh, China, the Philippines, Rwanda, South Africa and Tanzania.


Job Purpose

To make a leading contribution to the project: GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC). Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area of quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and management. Candidates with experience in Development Studies and/or computer science, statistical programming or research data management are encouraged to apply. This role will also support an international household survey in 14 cities across Africa and Asia.

As a successful candidate you will also be required to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

If you have any questions, or would like to learn more about the role, please do not hesitate to contact the SHLC project team at:

SHLC is funded via UK Research and Innovation as part of the UK Government’s Global Challenges Research Fund.