Research Associate in Strategic Philanthropy

University of Cambridge Cambridge Judge Business School

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.

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) within the Cambridge Judge Business School is dedicated to enhancing the impact of strategic philanthropy both within and from global growth markets. Through a combination of rigorous research, executive education and the convening of diverse voices, the Centre aims to become the leading hub of actionable knowledge to catalyse greater philanthropic impact from the world's fastest growing regions.

The CSP seek to employ a postdoctoral Research Associate to work closely with the Academic Director of CSP and other CJBS faculty. You will have excellent research credentials, as evidenced by your doctoral and subsequent work, and you will be prepared to undertake research on projects related to philanthropy in emerging markets.

The ideal candidate will be educated to PhD level in a relevant specialist subject (e.g. sociology, management/organisation theory, economics). You should display a high research calibre and the resourcefulness needed to conduct research in emerging markets. Strong communication and qualitative skills are essential, in addition to experience of working successfully as part of a team. You will need to be driven and committed, and demonstrate initiative and self-motivation.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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