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Research Associate (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd August 2019
Closes: 21st September 2019
Job Ref: JP20058

The Department of Land Economy wishes to appoint a 0.2 Research Associate for up to 12 months to work on an animal welfare project funded by the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The starting date for the position is 1 October 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The appointed person will participate in research in the Department of Land Economy and contribute to the organization of research and dissemination activities. The tasks of the role holder will include undertaking research administration, collecting data, analysing data. The project is directed by Dr Shaun Larcom.

The post holder will be expected to have a PhD in Economics or a similar subject and proven skills relating to; the collection, collation and management of data; econometric analysis and use of Stata; ability to produce well written reports and articles; and survey skills.

This fixed-term 0.2 full time equivalent appointment is for 12 months from 1 October 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary will be at Research Associate Grade 7 (£32,236-£39,609) on the University scale. At the 0.2 weighting this equates to £6,447 to £7922 per annum. Appointment as Research Associate is dependent on having a Ph.D. (or equivalent experience). Where a Ph.D. has been submitted but has yet to be awarded appointment will initially be made at Research Assistant and amended to Research Associate upon the award of Ph.D. 

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 6 months in the first instance, most likely increased to 12 months. 

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. 

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :

For further information please contact Dr Shaun Larcom, 

Please quote reference JP20058 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. 

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