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Research Assistant - Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research

Department of Land Economy / Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research


Salary: £25,298-£29,301


Reference: JP11030      Category: Research
Published: 4 January 2017    Closing date: 12 February 2017


The Department of Land Economy is a specialised department within Cambridge, devoted to the multidisciplinary study of land, property, the environment and resource management. Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR) is a research centre within the Department. The Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant.

We are looking for a Research Assistant to work on a range of projects related to housing and planning, which may vary over the duration of the post. These projects may involve fieldwork away from the office. We are seeking a candidate with experience in conducting both quantitative and qualitative research and analysis.

The post may include a range of tasks such as literature reviews, designing and administering surveys, data analysis, writing first drafts of sections of reports, conducting structured and semi-structured interviews and assisting with focus groups. At any one time you will be expected to work on more than one project. The range of topics that we cover can be seen on our website, at

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is February 12th 2017. Interviews are likely to be held on February 28th 2017.

Please quote reference JP11030 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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