Director of Housing and Planning Research (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy

19 Silver Street

The Department of Land Economy seeks to appoint a new Director to lead the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR).

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest and most successful Universities, with an outstanding reputation for academic achievement and research. Sitting within the Department of Land Economy, itself a leading international centre, CCHPR is one of the UK's leading research centres in its field.

The Director of the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research will have the opportunity to further develop the Centre and its contribution to policy formation and evaluation, its range of funded research and its academic output. This Professorial level post is offered on a part time (0.6 FTE) basis in the first instance, but there is considerable flexibility depending upon circumstances. The appointment will commence on 1 February 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter) and will be for a period of three years in the first instance, renewable on successful performance.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries about the position may be made to Professor Colin Lizieri, Head of the Department of Land Economy, by email at or by phone on +44 1223 337114

Please quote reference JP14157 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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