Research Assistant in Business

University of Cambridge

Cambridge Judge Business School leverages the power of academia for real world impact to transform individuals, organisations and society. Since 1990, Cambridge Judge has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world's most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

We are looking to recruit a Research Assistant with modelling experience to work at the Centre for Risk Studies (CRS), a multidisciplinary Research Centre whose mission is to improve the management of systemic and emerging risks. The Centre's focus is on the analysis, assessment, and mitigation of such risks for the advancement of business, government and individual decision-makers.

The purpose of this role is to generate and work with multiple datasets to develop various modelling techniques to estimate the impact of various designed climate, energy transition and geopolitical scenarios on business, the world economy, national economies and global finance including insurance sectors. In addition, the role holder will contribute to group discussions in the development of scenarios and corporate risk profiling tools.

Educated to degree level in a relevant specialist subject, you should have a background in engineering, physics, statistics, applied mathematics, or a related quantitative discipline. You should have exceptional quantitative skills, experience in developing models from the ground up, and demonstrable skills in programming languages such as R, Python or JavaScript, as well as Excel and MS Office. We are looking for someone who is driven, committed and can demonstrate initiative and self-motivation, as well as good time management and planning skills. Previous project management experience would be advantageous.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 year in the first instance.

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Informal queries may be directed to the HR team at hr@jbs.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference NS37995 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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