Research Assistant / Associate in Sustainability Leadership

University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

United Kingdom

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is seeking to appoint a researcher to support delivery of The Prince of Wales Fellowship in community wellbeing.

The successful candidate will support a research project focussing on the nature of community relationships/interventions by retail organisations in the UK and their effectiveness in reducing vulnerability and enhancing wellbeing. The successful candidate will contribute to literature review, desk research, fieldwork, data analysis, and reporting and is expected to have appropriate experience, including in interviews and focus groups, particularly in community settings and involving members of the public. An understanding of the concepts of and theory relating to community wellbeing, resilience and social inclusion will be important for this position. The role might attract applicants from a range of disciplines including (but not limited to) urban systems, geography, sociology, anthropology, economics, retail studies, management, education, public health, and public policy.

The post is 0.4 FTE for a fixed term of 12 months, from October 2020, with possibility of extension subject to availability of funding. From summer 2021 the Programme will be based at CISL's new premises; a low carbon retrofitted building in the centre of Cambridge, which will serve as a vibrant atmosphere for collaborative research.

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