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Thank your for your interest in working for the UCI Policy Evidence Unit. Below are details of job opportunities and other opportunities to engage with the Unit.

We are not currently recruiting.



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UCI Impact and Operations Manager


We are looking for an Impact and Operations Manager to help drive the delivery and impact of the Policy Evidence Unit for University Commercialisation and Innovation!


Deadline: 25th February 2021.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the operational elements of the Unit, and the delivery of its externally facing activities and impact agenda. They will, among other things, drive the delivery of an annual expert paper series from leading academics and practitioners on contemporary UCI issues, and lead the production of an annual review of international trends and developments in UCI policy. Working closely with the team and our partners, the successful candidate will deliver a series of UCI policy-focused seminars and workshops, and produce workshop reports capturing key lessons and insights.


The successful candidate will be play a crucial role in the early stage development and growth of this important new national Policy Unit. Working with the Unit’s Director, they will contribute to the strategic planning process, and the development and implementation of longer-term sustainability plans.


For more details and to apply, please visit the University of Cambridge Job Opportunities webpage.


For an informal discussion about the roles, please contact Tomas Ulrichsen. For details about the application process, please contact Geraldine Guceri.






Research Assistant/Associate (x2) in Evidence for University Commercialisation and Innovation Policy/Practice


We are looking for two experienced researchers with outstanding capabilities in either qualitative research methods and/or quantitative research/data science to join the team. The successful candidates will work on high impact, policy-focused projects developing practical frameworks and better evidence to directly inform the development of public policy and university practice aimed at strengthening university commercialisation and innovation pathways.


The successful candidates will play a crucial role in the early stage development and growth of this exciting new national Policy Unit.




At this stage the UCI Policy Evidence Unit is not able to offer any PhD opportunities. 


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