Research Associate

5 days left

Location
Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
£32,548 - £38,833 per annum
Posted
20 Jun 2018
Closes
22 Jul 2018
Ref
225482114
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Research Associate
Cardiff Business School

Cardiff Business School is widely regarded as one of the leading business and management schools in the UK, ranked 6th in the UK for the quality of its research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).  We educate over 3,500 students annually, including over 1,500 international students. Cardiff Business School has an international faculty of world-leading scholars. Our research reputation has helped us become an attractive centre of scholarship for colleagues from the UK and beyond. As the world’s first Public Value Business School, Cardiff Business School has a commitment to delivering societal as well as economic value though the undertaking of world leading inter-disciplinary research addressing the grand challenges facing communities, business and organizations.

The successful applicant will be joining Cardiff University, one of the UK’s leading research led universities. The Research Associate post will form part of Cardiff Business School, Welsh Economy Research Unit activities under the ‘Broadband Research and Intelligence Function’ of the Superfast Broadband Business Exploitation Programme (SFBBE) led by the Welsh Government.  This programme is supported by funding from the Welsh Government, the European Regional Development Fund (part-funded by the European Commission) and Cardiff University. You will work in a small project team seeking to examine the economic outcomes associated with exploitation of superfast broadband services, and work to inform an active programme of business support. The successful candidates will provide research support to the project, taking an active role in project delivery and contributing to the delivery of research and technical outputs for the project.

Cardiff Business School is one of the top six research institutions in Business and Management in the UK and has a first place ranking for its highly supportive research environment.  As the world’s first Public Value Business School, Cardiff Business School has a commitment to delivering societal as well as economic value though the undertaking of world leading inter-disciplinary research addressing the grand challenges facing business and organisations.

This post is full-time and fixed-term until 31st December 2020, subject to a probationary period. The post is available from 1st July 2018.

Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 per annum (Grade 6). 

Closing date: Sunday, 22nd July 2018.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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