We are recruiting: Research Associate in learning analytics

Applications are invited for an exciting new research position in learning analytics in the Centre for Research in Digital Education. We seek a Research Associate to work with a multi-disciplinary team on a learning analytics policy and strategy framework for higher education. This is an EC-funded project that aims to guide policy development for learning analytics adoption in higher education in Europe within ministries of higher education, quality assurance bodies, and higher education institutions. 

The post is full-time with funding available for 24 months from the European Commission funded Erasmus + project “SHEILA: Supporting Higher Education to Integrate Learning Analytics.” The post holder will be based in the Centre for Research in Digital Education and will work closely with Information Services and the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. The Research Associate will also work (mainly electronically) with the partner organisations including, the Open Universiteit Nederland, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Tallinn University, Brussels Education Services, European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, and Erasmus Student Network. This is an opportunity to develop research skills and gain research experience in a world-leading research establishment.

Salary: £26,537 - £30,738 per annum

Closing Date: 5pm GMT on Thursday 17th March 2016

For more information and details of how to apply, see the University of Edinburgh jobs site here.