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Research Assistant in Corporate Risk and Resilience (fixed term)

Salary £25,728 - £29,799
Closing date 19 March 2018

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We are looking to recruit a Research Assistant with a background in corporate finance to join our team of risk researchers within the Centre for Risk Studies based in central Cambridge: a multidisciplinary research centre of excellence for the study of the management of economic and societal risks. The Centre's focus is in the analysis, assessment, and mitigation of global risk for the advancement of political, business and individual decision makers.

Project Pandora is a multidisciplinary research project to develop a risk analysis framework, which estimates global macroeconomic, insurance and investment portfolio impacts from various natural and man-made catastrophes across different industry sectors. A primary output of the project is the Cambridge Global Risk Index that ranks a set of the world’s most important cities according to their overall risk from 22 different threats. The framework is being developed as a risk management and decision-making tool for corporates and financial institutions. This role is initially to support a line of research within Project Pandora that extends resilience research beyond the scope of social and economic resilience to include corporate resilience, such as evaluating the impact of catastrophes on a company’s stock price or earnings and exploring different risk mitigation strategies such as insurance and supply chain reconfiguration.

You should be educated to postgraduate level with a background in corporate finance, and ideally will be experienced in fields such as risk analysis and balance sheet shock. You will be driven and committed, demonstrating initiative and self-motivation. Strong writing skills are critical for this role including ability to communicate technical detail to a broad audience. Previous project management experience will be an asset. Good time management and planning skills with a commitment to delivery are a pre-requisite of this role. In addition you will continually update knowledge in the specialist area and engage in continuous professional development.

This is a fixed term appointment for one year in the first instance.

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Research Assistant/Associate in Climate Policy - Energy Policy Research Group (fixed term)

Salary £28,936 - £38,833
Closing date 15 March 2018

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The Energy Policy Research Group at Cambridge Judge Business School is the leading energy economics research group in Europe.

We are looking to appoint a Research Assistant/Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School within the Economics and Policy subject group. The post holder will support a new multi-institution consortium focused on assessing greenhouse gas removal (GGR) technologies such as bioenergy with carbon capture storage (BECCS) and direct air capture of carbon dioxide (DAC) in addition to other measures such as afforestation. The ambitious targets laid out in the Paris Accord agreed in December 2015 will likely rely heavily on the extensive deployment of these GGR) technologies. The focus of the consortium is on answering five key questions:

  1. Under what conditions is meeting the Paris commitments possible?
  2. How does the feasible portfolio of GGR technologies vary between regions?
  3. What are the region-specific, rate-limiting steps in GGR deployment?
  4. Can interregional cooperation reduce the cost associated with meeting the 2°C target?
  5. How will GGR technologies interact with and provide value to the low carbon energy system?

In particular, the post holder will be expected: to conduct original analysis of the political economy of GGR technologies in comparative context, to examine social license to operate of different GGR technologies, to explore the framing of different GGR technologies, to explore the political limitations on scaling up different options, and to help design realistic GGR deployment scenarios to be implemented in the modelling frameworks being employed by our project partners.

You should be educated to PhD level in Public Policy, Energy Economics, Applied Economics, Political Science, or other relevant discipline (e.g. Geography). You will ideally have both strong qualitative skills such as in conducting interviews, focus groups and archival analysis and strong quantitative skills, particularly in applied econometrics. You will have knowledge of climate and energy policy, plus a demonstrated ability to design, conduct, analyse and write up survey research. Good time management and planning skills are essential, with an aim to produce relevant academic papers in leading international academic journals.

This is a fixed term appointment for two years in the first instance.

Successful candidates at Research Associate level who have not been awarded their PhD by the appointment date will be under-appointed as a Research Assistant (Grade 5) employed on a salary of £28,936 per annum. Upon award of the PhD the individual will be promoted to Research Associate (Grade 7).

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Please contact hr@jbs.cam.ac.uk with general enquiries.