Head of Research Impact - AD2129MR

University of St Andrews - Research & Innovation Services

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We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join Research & Innovation Services at the University of St Andrews. The Head of Research Impact is a key post within Research & Innovation Services, a recently formed research support unit. The Head of Research Impact will provide a University–wide lead on all aspects of research impact by providing strategic advice, information and analysis on research impact. This post will involve leadership, co-ordination and planning around impact and this includes leading preparations REF 2021 impact case studies.

We are seeking candidates who will have experience in a similar post. The post holder will have excellent written and numeracy skills. In addition the post holder will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and balance workload.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Helen Reddy, Director of Research and Innovation Services, Tel: 01334 4624292 or Email: hr2@st-andrews.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/policy/immigration/.

In 2019 the University will establish purpose built office accommodation at Eden Campus, Guardbridge by St Andrews, to provide a state of the art working environment for a number of our Professional Services Units. It is anticipated that up to 350 Professional Services staff from a range of Units will be based in the new development at Guardbridge.

This post will not be primarily based at Guardbridge from 2020.

Interviews will be held on 3 May 2018

Please quote ref: AD2129MR

Closing Date: 10 April 2018

Further Particulars: AD2129MR FPs.doc

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