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Research Assistant (Business Risk Modelling) (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.

We are looking to recruit an experienced modeller to work at the Centre for Risk Studies, a multidisciplinary research centre of excellence for the study of the management of economic and societal risks. The Centre's focus is in the analysis, assessment, and mitigation of global risk for the advancement of political, business and individual decision makers.

The purpose of this role is to work with large datasets to develop various modelling techniques to estimate in the impact of various designed climate, energy transition and geopolitical scenarios on business, the world economy, national economies and insurance sectors. In addition, the role holder will contribute to group discussions in the development of scenarios and corporate risk profiling tools.

You should have a background in risk, engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or a related discipline, and be educated to a postgraduate level. You should have exceptional quantitative skills, as well as experience in developing complex models from the ground up and demonstrable skills in Excel, Python and MS Office. We are looking for someone who is driven, committed and can demonstrate initiative and self-motivation, as well as good time management and planning skills. Previous project management experience would be advantageous.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

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Please quote reference NS22677 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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