Skill required: Statistics

Advanced analysis and insight from large-scale surveys using R.

We have an opportunity to join our SDS Evaluation and Research team, where we provide high-quality, robust evidence and insights to support the careers service and apprenticeship programs. As a PhD intern, you’ll be instrumental in projects that shape policy and drive continuous improvement. You’ll work on three key research projects: • Young People’s Career …

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Mapping Scotland’s Food System: Synthesizing high-level indicator data to assist in monitoring the outcomes of Scotland’s first Good Food Nation Plan

The successful candidate will provide analytical support for the Good Food Nation Plan (see policy context for more information). This will involve identifying, appraising and collating quantitative data across a range of food related policy areas that will be used to inform a baseline for monitoring future progress against the outcomes of the Plan to …

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Show me the money: Using evidence to support fiscally sustainable decisions

This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher to join an evolving multi-disciplinary analytical team – including economists, social researchers and statisticians – at the heart of the Scottish Exchequer. Our purpose is to foster a stronger data and evidence driven culture and support fiscally sustainable decision making. This is a fast moving part of …

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SAS to R migration and accessibility improvements for a major National Statistics publication

The Vital Events team produces a number of annual, quarterly, monthly, and weekly statistical publications relating to different life events, such as births, adoptions, stillbirths, marriages, civil partnerships and deaths. One of our largest and most high-profile annual publications is the Reference Tables that provides data for all life events. For this reason, the publication …

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