Research Assistant/Associate for Project on Supply Chain Sustainability Through Organisational Culture and Practices

Organization: Cambridge Judge Business School

Type: PhD and Postdoc Positions

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Cambridge Judge Business School leverages the power of academia for real-world impact to transform individuals, organizations, and society. Since 1990, Cambridge Judge has forged a reputation as a center 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 holder of this role will be a member of a research team carrying out research under the direction of a principle investigator. The research team is investigating the relationship between organizational culture and supply chain sustainability approaches and performance. Please see the full listing at: www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/22480

A Ph.D. or Master's degree in a related area such as organizational theory, operations management, or environmental studies is required. Knowledge or background in sustainability issues and an understanding of the research literature on organizational culture and/or supplier relationships are highly desirable. Training in qualitative methods, good writing skills and attention to detail are essential. The successful candidate will work closely with researchers already on the project, but they should be able to work independently and take initiative to structure, develop and implement appropriate research activities.

This is a fixed-term appointment until 30 September 2020.

Successful candidates at Research Associate level who have not been awarded their Ph.D. by the appointment date will be under-appointed as a Research Assistant (Grade 5) employed on a salary within the following band: £26,243 - £30,395 per annum. Upon award of the PhD, the individual will be promoted to Research Associate (Grade 7) on a salary of £32,236 per annum.

The role holder will be based in Central Cambridge.

We anticipate that interviews will be held during the week commencing 5 August 2019.

The University actively supports equality, diversity, and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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