Impact Officer

Bath Spa University - Research & Graduate Affairs Department

About us

Local:

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And as the fifth largest employer in Bath and North East Somerset, we’re really bringing our local talent out on a global scale. Transforming the lives of our socially engaged global students starts with people like you.

National:

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And we place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives. And it starts with people like you.

International:

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Connected to a vast network of international partners, we need great inspirational people, people like you, to join us and pave the way.

About the role

  • To work closely with the academic staff of the University to improve the reach and significance of the impact of our research and enterprise activities, and in the development of impact case studies for the 2021 Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF 2021)
  • To work closely with the communications team to showcase our research activities, through website development and social media channels, and by liaison with the press and other interested bodies.

The role will be considered as a job share.

About you (requirements)

With proven abilities in understanding, evidencing and communicating the impact of academic research, the post holder will work closely with academic staff to realise and 

demonstrate research impact, with excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to understand and explain complex subjects in a way that is easily understood by non-specialists.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Dr Jasmine Hunter-Evans on 01225 876678 or j.hunter-evans@bathspa.ac.uk

How to apply

For further information or to apply online please visit jobs.bathspa.ac.uk. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to hrcontact@bathspa.ac.uk.

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to or staff. These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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