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Senior Research Associate, Centre for Science and Policy (Fixed Term, Part time)


Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) leverages the power of academia for real world impact to transform individuals, organisations and society. Since 1990, Cambridge Judge has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world's most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

The Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) brokers interactions between policy professionals and experts from the sciences, social sciences, humanities, engineering and technology. CSaP does this through a range of activities including policy fellowships, professional development, policy workshops, and networking events.

The role holder will work with the Executive Director to develop the strategy for the new research and analysis programme. The new role will be responsible for carrying out the strategy, including fund raising and delivery of the pilot programme of policy research. This activity builds on the networking and convening activities of the Centre and aims to amplify the impact of the Centre by improving the use of evidence in policy making.

You will be educated to a post-graduate qualification at Doctorate level. You will have an international reputation within in a field of policy research and suitable publication record of academic and policy focussed research. Knowledge and understanding of the current issues around use of evidence in policy making and excellent project management skills including the ability to manage multiple projects are prerequisites for this role.

The funds for this post are available for one year in the first instance. This is a part-time position working 14.8 hours per week.

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Further information about Cambridge Judge Business School is available from the website: http://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/home/

Please quote reference NS13963 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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