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Country: UK, Business Unit: Assessment Research & Development, Vacancy Type: Permanent, Salary: £42,000 - £56,800, Advertising End Date: 2023-12-03T00:00:00Job Title: Senior Researcher
Salary: £42,000 - £56,800
Location: Cambridge, Hybrid (including 2 to 3 days a week in the Cambridge office)
Contract: Permanent, Full-time
Are you passionate about education and especially about assessments and qualifications? Do you have the skills to complete statistical analyses and then accurately write about the results? This role gives you the opportunity to apply your research skills to explore critical questions about data-driven elements of assessment (for example, setting grade boundaries) and how achievement in qualifications relates to candidates' futures.
We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading assessment organisation and academic publisher and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.
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