Global Data Barometer - Research Assistant or Associate
The Global Data Barometer will launch in 2020 as a global study of responsible data re-use, tracking open data and data sharing policy and practice around the world through an expert survey and secondary data analysis.
To support creation of the study framework, and an initial stakeholder workshop in January 2020, we are seeking a research assistant or associate able to dedicate 8 - 16 hours a week between November 2019 and January 2020 to:
Conduct semi-structured telephone interviews to understand (a) stakeholder perspectives on responsible re-use of data; (b) stakeholder data needs from a global study; (c) feedback on the draft study framework.
Carry out a literature review of existing frameworks for assessing government sectoral, and county-wide capabilities to collect, analyse and use data.
Contribute to the development of the study framework in collaboration with the principal investigator and project team.
Identify and evaluate potential indicators, and sources of indicator data that may operationalise elements of the draft Global Data Barometer framework.
Support workshop, planning organisation and documentation
There is potential for the right candidate to take a leading role in following phases of the project over the course of 2020.
We are open to offering this role at research assistant, or research associate level. At research associate level you will have additional responsibilities and leadership opportunities.
Essential (assistant level)
Educated to masters level or above (or equivalent*).
Experience of quantitative and qualitative research.
Evidenced understanding of the policy and research landscape in relation to open data, data governance and/or artificial intelligence.
An understanding of international development issues related to data.
Able to work independently and as part of a team.
Clear written and spoken English.
Desirable (associate level)
Project management and facilitation experience.
Experience designing and running mixed-methods studies.
A track recording in publishing for policy and academic audiences.
Experience in fundraising and stakeholder engagement.
This is a remote working, contract role. You should be available to take part in for a workshop in Washington DC from 7th - 10th January 2020 (travel + expenses paid).
[* Equivalent qualifications of experience will be considered: please explain in covering note / CV ]