Research Assistant in Applied Analytics

University of Cambridge - Judge Business School

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 a Research Assistant based in Central Cambridge 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 provide support for several research projects analysing catastrophic risk from a corporate and insurance perspective. The Research Assistant will aid in data analysis including data gathering and modelling, additionally compiling data into datasets useful for decision making.

You should be educated to first degree or postgraduate level with a data science, engineering or mathematics background. Previous research experience will include data analysis, data modelling, and data visualisation. You should have a good understanding of the way the global economy is made up of the economic outputs of interconnected organisations in a variety of industry sectors, and will have the experience to demonstrate this. Strong quantitative, problem solving and Excel skills are essential. Good time management and planning skills with a commitment to delivery are a pre-requisite of this role.

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

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

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Please quote reference NS10845 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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