Knowledge Exchange Associate

University of Glasgow - School of Social and Political Sciences

Job Purpose
You will make a leading contribution to the knowledge exchange, impact and dissemination activities of the ESRC’s UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE). The post-holder will conduct independent housing-based knowledge exchange, dissemination mobilisation and research carried out with team members based in Glasgow and across the UK. You will work closely with CaCHE’s Scotland regional knowledge exchange theme leader whilst also working cohesively with the four other dedicated knowledge exchange and impact staff across the UK. In addition to developing and maintaining networks, running regular KE events, supporting dissemination, events and facilitating workshops, writing and presenting material, the post-holder will contribute to the publication of outputs and to support the wider collaborative activities of the Centre.

One position will be based at the University of Glasgow’s East End Hub and second position will be working out of the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Central London offices for the duration of the appointment. When submitting your application, please indicate which location you wish to be considered for.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.

This post is currently funded until 31 July 2022.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Interviews will take place on 7 September 2017.

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