Research Assistant / Associate

  • Job title Research Assistant / Associate
  • Term full-time
  • Date published 1 Feb 2021
  • Closing date 15 Mar 2021
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Job title: Research Assistant/ Associate
Location: Cambridge 
Pay: £26,715-£40,322
Contract type: Fixed Term (12 months)

The Bennett Institute for Public Policy invites applications for one Research Assistant/Research Associate position to support a research project led by Professor Michael Kenny, exploring the British state's approach to devolution across the UK since 1999, and contemporary pressures upon the domestic union in the wake of Brexit and Covid-19.

The successful applicant will have an appropriate background in qualitative and/or quantitative methods, and an excellent knowledge and understanding of this broad topic. S/he will have a background in Political Science, History or Law, or another cognate discipline.

The role holder will undertake a variety of tasks, under the direction of Kenny, including arranging and conducting research interviews, compiling and analysing data, and preparing detailed briefs on particular policy areas, legislative developments and key debates.

This post will be located in the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, a major, University-wide initiative housed in the Department of Politics and International Studies and supported by the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is led by its inaugural Director Professor Michael Kenny and Professor Diane Coyle, the Bennett Chair of Public Policy.

The deadline for applications is 15 March 2021. It is anticipated that interviews will be carried out shortly after the deadline.

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