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Research Coordinator - Policy Engagement

University of Oxford - Department of Social Policy and Intervention

Location: Oxford
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th May 2019
Closes: 5th July 2019
Job Ref: 140349

Department of Social Policy and Intervention, Oxford 

Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a. 

The UKRI GCRF Accelerating Achievement for Africa’s Adolescents Hub launched in February 2019 with Professor Lucie Cluver as Principle Investigator (PI). Led by the University of Oxford, along with an impressive roster of academic and NGO partners, the Hub is an initiative to help African teens achieve their full potential. 

The Department of Social Policy and Intervention is seeking an outstanding individual for a new role of Research Coordinator to support research activities in relation to the programme’s ‘work package 1’ which will be led by the central Hub team with direction from the PI. This role will focus on ensuring research findings generated across the Hub achieve the widest possible reach and will require direct engagement with policymakers, academics and stakeholders. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a remarkable research programme. Your work will contribute to the effectiveness of front-line research and help to demonstrate life-changing impact.  

This is a full-time, fixed-term contract until 12 February 2024. 

With experience of translating research into policy impact, ideally with a PhD or higher in a relevant area, you will have a passion for supporting research in Africa in a similar role, and experience of adolescent-focused research will be highly advantageous. Demonstrable experience of synthesising and reporting on research is essential and you will have a proven ability to write for publications and present research findings, adapting your style according to the audience. 

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 5 July 2019, interviews will be held in mid-July. Only applications accompanied by a CV and supporting statement will be considered.

Closing Date: 05-JUL-2019 12:00 

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