Research Associate - Hans-Böckler Foundation Project

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Cardiff, WALES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 04 Aug 2021

Cardiff Business School is widely regarded as one of the leading business and management schools in the UK, ranked 6th in the UK for the quality of its research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).  We educate over 3,500 students annually, including over 1,500 international students. Cardiff Business School has an international faculty of world-leading scholars and our research reputation has helped us become an attractive centre of scholarship for colleagues from the UK and beyond. As the world’s first Public Value Business School, Cardiff Business School has a commitment to delivering societal as well as economic value though the undertaking of world leading inter-disciplinary research addressing the grand challenges facing business and organisations.

We are seeking to recruit a researcher to work on a project, funded by the Hans-Böckler Foundation, that explores the interest representation activities of European Employers’ Organisations. 

The project is now in its final stages. We are seeking to recruit an individual to assist us in the analysis of data that we have already collected, carry out some primary research and to take part in the writing of research articles. 

You must have: a proven understanding of European level employment relations and the methods through which employers represent their interests; the ability to contribute to the preparation of successful submissions to leading academic journals; excellent organisational skills; and the ability to work effectively as part of a small team. 

This post is full-time (35 hours per week), advertised on a fixed term basis for 12 months.

Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum (Grade 6)

Closing Date: Wendesday 4th August 2021

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds.  We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/research/our-research-environment/integrity-and-ethics/responsible-research-assessment”

Application Information
A Supporting Statement or Cover Letter must be completed before you begin making your application on line as you will be required to upload it.  The title you give your documents should include your name and the post reference number (five-digit number ending "BR").  

Candidates should evidence how they meet all the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable.  If candidates do not provide written evidence, in separate supporting document(s), of how they meet all of our essential criteria their application will not be progressed.


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