This role is to coordinate the Cambridge Public Policy Strategic Research Initiative (SRI), working closely with the Steering Committee, its Co-Chairs, and a team of academics to organise, manage and deliver activities for the Initiative. In particular the post-holder will help to:
Connect and raise the profile of existing public policy related work across the University, developing a network through which researchers can more easily collaborate
Support researchers in including policy research in their projects, for example within the Schools of Technology, Physical Sciences, and Clinical Medicine
Grow research into the policy process at Cambridge through the development of research proposals to the ESRC, Leverhulme and other funders
A PhD in a relevant field would be highly desirable, in addition to a knowledge and understanding of public policy research and practice; the ability to synthesise and articulate complex concepts and to present data in an appropriate written or oral format with the ability to write for varied audiences.
Experience of working in a research-related role within a higher education, industry, or government environment would be welcomed, along with previous experience of managing complex projects to deadlines.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2019 in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.
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