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REF Support Manager

London School of Economics and Political Science - Research Division

Location: London
Salary: £35,432 to £42,860 pa inclusive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 15th October 2018
Closes: 2nd November 2018

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

Salary from £35,432 to £42,860 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £46,117 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years

LSE is a world-leading university specialising in teaching and research in the social sciences, with a diverse international student and staff body and a global reputation for academic excellence.  We are seeking to recruit a full time, fixed term, REF Support Manager to support individual academics, departments and the whole School to produce the highest possible quality submission to the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) exercise.

The post-holder will play a vital part helping LSE in all aspects of the School’s REF2021 submission.  This will include servicing and advising the REF Strategy Committee and assisting in the development and maintenance of the REF module in the School’s current research information system (Pure). 

Candidates should have excellent understanding of the REF, experience of working with academics in a higher education setting and experience of using a current research information system.  Excellent communication, planning and problem solving will also be required.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email

The closing date for receipt of applications is 2 November 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.  Interviews will take place on Monday 26 November.  Previous applicants need not apply.

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