Research Associate (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
May 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024-£44,263
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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

The University

The Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a full-time Research Associate to join the KPMG-Cambridge Partnership 'Future of Work': Mental Wellbeing Pillar (MWB), led by Professor Gordon Harold with co-leads Professors John Aston (Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics) and Diane Coyle (Department of Politics and International Studies).

About the Role

Under the supervision of Professor Gordon Harold, the postholder will be responsible for supporting the research and professional development objectives of the MWB pillar, including implementation of advanced quantitative methods with the core purpose of delivering and promoting primary research objectives, impacts and applications. Specifically, the postholder will be expected to substantively contribute to new MWB pillar focused research projects and initiatives; utilise UK and other international longitudinal datasets, working specifically with project aligned data and related resources, implementing advanced statistical methods to examine factors that influence mental health and wellbeing; with a focus on workplace and workforce applications and interventions.

  • Candidates must hold a PhD or other doctoral-level qualification in Education, Psychology, or related behavioural science discipline (e.g., human development, data science, organisational behaviour)

  • Experience in mixed (quantitative & qualitative) methods research in both data collection and analysis.

  • Benefits

    You can expect to receive.

  • A competitive salary with automatic service-related progression and annual cost of living increases

  • A generous annual leave allowance of 41 days per year (including bank holidays)

  • Access to a hybrid pension scheme with attractive employer contributions

  • Access to a range of shopping and travel discounts through the Cambens scheme.

  • Fixed term: The funds for this post are available for three years in the first instance

    We hope to hold the interviews beginning of June

    Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

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

    Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Gordon Harold ([email protected]).

    For full details of criteria for appointment and duties of the post please see the Further Particulars for the post.

    Please ensure that you upload a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter of application indicating how you meet the person specification and would contribute to the responsibilities of the post.

    Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you have any questions about the application process please contact the Faculty of Education HR team ([email protected])

    Please quote reference JR41568 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.

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    7 May 2024

    Closing date

    21 May 2024

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