Social Science Research Officer Jobs
  • Full Time
  • london

UK Government - Food Standards Agency


Full-time, Permanent

£27,936 – £31,524 per year

We invest heavily in contemplating how we can utilize information in new manners, or utilize different instruments, for example, web based life to comprehend individuals better, and in working intimately with different specialists in the field. Outside commitment, including worldwide commitment is a need, so we have the chance to impart our aptitudes to others over the world and add to networks of training officially through productions and gatherings, and less officially through structure systems. The FSA has a dynamic and area rationalist way to deal with working, implying that we can pick how and where we work, and a veritable spotlight on science and proof, which implies that the work you do here will be heard and have any kind of effect.

An energizing open door has emerged to join the FSA’s Social Science group. Sociology is one of four expository orders that make up the Analytics Unit at the FSA, working intently close by Economics, Statistics and Operational Research.

We are looking for an exceptionally energetic person who is as of now an individual from the Government Social Research (GSR) calling, or who might want to join this calling of roughly 1,000 scientists working crosswise over government. More data about GSR can be found here: assistance government-social-look into calling/about


On the off chance that effective, the post holder will be required to help the Social Science group in conveying research counsel, the executives and backing to partners over the FSA.

If you don’t mind read the connected Candidate Pack to find further insights regarding the job, our association, who we are searching for and the criteria we will survey against during the determination procedure. We anticipate getting your application and wish you each achievement.

As somebody with satisfaction and energy for open assistance, you’ll perceive the more extensive Civil Service needs and consistently work in the national intrigue. You’ll search out chances to make compelling change and recommend inventive thoughts for development. You’ll utilize proof and information to help precise, master choices and counsel. You’ll esteem distinction, decent variety and incorporation, guaranteeing reasonableness and open door for all.


We’ll evaluate you against these practices during the determination procedure:

Settling on Effective Decisions

Dealing with a Quality Service

Specialized aptitudes

We’ll evaluate you against these specialized aptitudes during the choice procedure:

Government Social Research (GSR) Membership – for competitors who are not right now a GSR part, there will be a chance to move toward becoming badged as a major aspect of the enlistment procedure

Hold a 2:1 or above in a college degree OR a 2:2 or above in a college degree with a postgraduate qualification, in a sociology subject 1

Hold a 2:1 or above in a college degree OR a 2:2 or above in a college degree with a postgraduate qualification, in any subject, or hold a degree comparable (for example a propelled Certificate or Diploma from MRS),

On the off chance that competitor doesn’t hold the GSR participation, at that point they will be required to take an online GSR information test and, whenever shortlisted, partake in an oral preparation practice before meeting



Our applicant pack subtleties the advantages that the FSA brings to the table. If it’s not too much trouble likewise allude to the appended Terms and Conditions articulation.

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