City, University of London

City, University of London

Data Science in Psychology & Autism Researcher (KTP Associate)

United Kingdom

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Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realizing its vision of being a leading global university.


City, University of London (City) and Autistica are collaborating to deliver a 30-month project to validate and promote an accreditation scheme that demonstrates how well businesses include and support neurodivergent individuals in the workplace. The project will populate and analyse a data rich equity index that helps UK employers reduce inequalities and increase workforce diversity.

The Associate will follow Autistica's hybrid working practices, working from home and from Autistica's offices in Clerkenwell, London, visiting the Department of Psychology at City as required.

Autistica is the UK's leading autism research and campaigning charity. Their mission is to create breakthroughs that enable autistic people to live happier, healthier, longer lives by shaping and growing research across the UK, funding and creating new and innovative research solutions, campaigning for better services and shaping national policy.


The candidate will be the driver of this KTP partnership, working with academic and company partners to ensure key objectives are met. The Associate will apply statistical models to data, develop facilitated and robust data storage and access techniques, and automate the index.

In addition, the candidate will identify trends, patterns, and correlations within the collected baseline data, and manage stakeholders, engage with employers, and effectively communicate benefits and criticality of neurodiversity inclusion.

Person Specification

We are looking for a candidate with a BSc in Psychology, Social Sciences, or Data Science and and MSc of other higher degree in Psychology, Social Sciences, or Data Science, with focus on data management and analysis. The candidate will have extensive knowledge of statistical packages such as R or STATA, experience in use of statistical analysis software such as SPSS, JASP, or R, and experience of working with large-scale data sets.

The ideal candidate would have knowledge of neurodiversity and inclusive employment practices, as well as experience of working within not-for-profit or charitable organisations.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 14th December 2023 at 11:59pm.

Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 15th January 2024.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background. City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

The University of business, practice and the professions.

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    Data Science in Psychology & Autism Researcher (KTP Associate)


    City, University of London


    United Kingdom


    November 19, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 14, 2023

    Job type



    Medicine,Psychology,Social Science

    About the employer

    City, University of London is a public research institution. Since the year 2016, it has been serving as the University of London's constituent college. Established in the year 1894, it used to be recognized as the Northampton Institute. It gained the status of a university when the royal charter created the City University in 1966. Known for its academic excellence, the institution shares a strong association with the City of London. Owing to its academic record, focus on business and professional and central location in the heart of London, the university attracts students from across the world.

    The campus of the institution is situated in Central London along with other locations located in the City, Islington, West End, and East End. The university is home to five schools including the School of Health Sciences, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, Cass Business School, The City Law School and the School of Arts & Social Sciences. The academic structure of the institute is further completed by its Graduate School, the Department for Learning Enhancement & Development (LEaD) and interdisciplinary centres. There are about 40 centres and academic departments within the various schools of the university. From a well-stocked library to a student centre and typical lecture theatre, the university's campus has everything needed to facilitate a positive and conducive learning environment.

    The institute houses around 20,210 students (46% out of which are enrolled at postgraduate level) from 160 plus countries and the staff from about 75 countries. Currently university has 250 Indian students. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level degree programs along with certificates and diplomas to students. More than two-thirds of the programs of the institution are well-recognized by professional bodies like BPS, BCS, CILIP, HPC, ICE, and RICS. Further, the university has an online career network where current students are assisted by former students.

    More than 140,000 former students from 180 countries constitute the remarkable alumni network of the university. Some of the notable members of its alumni family include Jawaharlal Nehru, Mahatma Gandhi, Sharon Maguire, Ellie Crisell, Ruby Hammer, Jerry Fishenden, Professor Ebrahim Moosa and Liu Mingkang

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