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CISL Case Study Research Project

The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is seeking support from an early career researcher to support the delivery of a case study research project.

They are looking for a researcher with experience in qualitative research to:

  • devise an assessment framework in the context of the sustainable business transformation journey at a FTSE 100 chemicals company
  • undertake semi-structured interviews with key members of staff at a FTSE 100 chemicals company, using the aforementioned assessment framework
  • potentially assist with analysis and write up of the materials (though this aspect may not be required).

Framework development is expected to happen in June and interviews in July and August, with write up in the autumn.

The successful candidate will have experience in a relevant field (e.g. business studies, management studies, economics) and have significant experience in/understanding of business transformation, change management, business strategy and sustainability.

The contract will be for 10 hours per week from mid-June until autumn with hourly pay equivalent to a Grade 7 (£16.22 / hour).

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV and 100-300 words detailing your relevant research experience to



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