UK: Research Associate in Economic and Social Research

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The Centre for Regional Economic and Social
Research (CRESR) is recognised as one of the leading
academic research centres in Britain. It currently employs
26 research staff, organised into four teams –
regeneration, labour market studies, voluntary and
community sector research and housing. Members of CRESR
were central to the Sheffield Hallam University’s 2001
RAE submission in the Town Planning area, which received a
‘4’ rating. Considerable resources have been
devoted to supporting staff in recent years to build up a
strong record of academic publications to strengthen the
submission for the 2008 RAE round.

The Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research
(CRESR) is looking to appoint a Research Associate in the
field of labour market studies and / or regeneration
research. CRESR is making this opportunity to support new
strategic research initiatives and to contribute to the
existing portfolio of projects. The successful candidate
will need to demonstrate practical research skills
including strong analytical and organisational skills. It
is essential to be able to communicate complex findings to
a variety of audiences in a straight forward manner. The
post holder must be able to work to tight deadlines. CRESR
welcomes applications from members of black and minority
ethnic groups.

Job share applicants welcome
Please quote reference: DS 359/07
Closing date: 29 August 2008 by 3.00pm

Further information and application forms are available
from or
telephone 0114 225 3950 or email
Human Resources Department
Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus
Howard Street, Sheffield S1 1WB
Please be aware we only accept completed Sheffield Hallam
University application forms. Please do not send CV’s.

Working towards equal opportunities
Job share applicants welcome


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