Job description

London Bridge, London


35 hours per week


As Data Analyst, you will support with the maintenance and development of all RCEM assessments, by researching into the development of the assessments and contributing to their evaluation. You will also work closely with the Exams Team and Quality and Standards Team to deliver College exam results.


The Data Analyst is an important role for the College as you will be responsible for conducting routine statistical analyses to evaluate the validity and reliability of exams and produce written reports detailing your analysis of exam performance, candidate outcomes and any other analysis.


Reporting to the Head of Psychometrics, you will identify areas for development of College assessments based on your analysis and be responsible for presenting and discussing the outcomes of your analysis to various stakeholders where required.


In addition, you will also you will ensure exam quality by checking accuracy of OSCE and SBA Exam data as part of the results production process, whilst contributing to the development of examiner training and refinement of exam content.


Degree qualified in Statistics, Psychology, Science or Maths, or with a degree utilising a strong quantitative research methods element, you should have experience analysing large datasets, summarising data and using descriptive statistics and research methods such as regressions, ANOVAS, Correlations.


With a background in conducting research and writing reports, perhaps with published research, you should have a demonstrable ability to interact with key stakeholders and explain findings and outcomes concisely and coherently.


Knowledge of Quantitative Research methods is essential, whilst experience in test development and in assessment theories (Classical Test theory/Item Response Theory) would be desirable.


The Royal College of Emergency Medicine was established to advance education and research in Emergency Medicine. The College is responsible for setting standards of training and administering examinations in Emergency Medicine for the award of Fellowship and Membership of the College as well as recommending trainees for CCT in Emergency Medicine. The College works to ensure high quality care by setting and monitoring standards of care and providing expert guidance and advice on policy to relevant bodies on matters relating to Emergency Medicine.


At RCEM diversity, equality and inclusion is an integral part of our culture so it is important to us that this is reflected in everything that we do. We welcome applications from all individuals irrespective of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, marital status or parental responsibilities to ensure we actively embrace an inclusive and representative culture that encourages, supports and celebrates our differences.


For further information and to apply, please send your CV and covering letter via the email application link. Please draw upon your experiences in your life, education, work, or voluntary roles to address to the points outlined in the Person Specification which can be found on our website. It is essential that a comprehensive cover letter is provided in order to be considered for shortlisting.


Closing date: 31 January 2023.

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