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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge

Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Department of Land Economy / CCHPR

We are looking for a Research Assistant (Grade 5) to join the team. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic mixed methods researcher with an interest in UK housing and planning, or a related field such as Geography, Sociology or Economics. Providing support on a number of current research projects, you will have the ability to organise, conduct, transcribe and analyse qualitative interviews, as well as the skills to analyse quantitative information and interpret policy documents. You will also have the skills to present your findings to funders and other stakeholders. At any one time, you are likely to be working on more than one project and will be given support to manage your workload. CCHPR's weekly team meeting is an opportunity to discuss your workstream with colleagues. The range of topics that we cover can be seen on our website, at The position will provide a real opportunity for a career within an interesting area of research, and you will have every chance to develop your research skills in a rapidly changing policy context.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

For further information please contact Dr Gemma Burgess - Acting Director of CCHPR-

Please quote reference JP19383 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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Department of Land Economy, 19 Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EP








31 May 2019

Closing date

29 June 2019

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