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Research Associate - Cambridge Centre For Social Innovation (Fixed Term)


Cambridge Judge Business School 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 Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation (CCSI) is based at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. The Centre acts as a platform for research and engagement with social innovators, academia and policy in UK and across the world. Its primary focus is to understand, promote, and engage with social innovators and create and support social ventures and projects.

We are seeking to employ a Research Associate to carry out research under the direction of a principle investigator. They will work on a three year project which plans to investigate community engagement in reimagining church building use. The principal data collection methods comprise in-depth interviews and community level data collection. The Research Associate will manage and implement all aspects of the research project.

You should be educated to PhD level in a relevant subject with demonstrable research experience and sufficient knowledge to perform the role. We are looking for someone who is very self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative and tenacity alongside a commitment to project delivery and completion. You will also possess excellent communication, interpersonal time management skills. A knowledge of, or willingness to learn, qualitative data analysis software is essential for this role.

This is a fixed term appointment for three years in the first instance.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 20 July 2018.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information about the Centre's activity can be found here: https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/faculty-research/centres/social-innovation/

Please quote reference NS15929 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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