REF Coordinator (Written and Editorial)

University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins

Location: Central St Martins - King's Cross

The role

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) assesses the quality of research activity in higher education in the UK to inform the allocation of public funding for research and to provide evidence of the benefits achieved from this funding.

The framework assesses the quality of the research in terms of the outputs of the research, the impact from the research, and the environment in which research in conducted and supported.

The role will be part of the university Research Management and Administration section and will work with academics, research centers and the Research Network and Impact Coordinator to develop and craft impact case studies for the university submission to REF2021.

The role will also involve working with the Dean for Research to draft and edit other constituent elements of the submission, as well as refining the final submission to create a consistent narrative throughout. The role will involve incorporating material from both practice and theory-based research, spanning the spectrum of arts and design research, and the production of written material for the website in support of the submission.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future   creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries. Expert management of the organisation is essential to ensuring that this continues and so will your contribution to the Research Management and Administration department.

Your profile

You should be educated to degree level, with a background in editorial or publishing work or have previous experience of developing impact case studies for the REF. You will have experience of working collaboratively to produce written communication on the work of others. Experience of working within the field of arts and design would be desirable but not essential. You must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to plan, prioritise and organise work to achieve objectives on time.

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Closing date: 22 April 2018.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

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