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Research Group Manager (Sheffield Alcohol Research Group)

University of Sheffield - School of Health and Related Research

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £31,866 to £40,322 - please see advert
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 29th January 2020
Closes: 28th February 2020
Job Ref: UOS025264

Contract Type: Fixed-term for 36 months, starting as soon as possible.

Working Pattern: Full-time

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Salary: Grade 7

£31,866 - £40,322 per annum. Potential to progress to £44,045 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.


Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

We have an opportunity in the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) for an experienced and motivated Research Group Manager to contribute to research undertaken by the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group (SARG), one of seven research themes within the section of Public Health. SARG is internationally recognised as a leading centre for alcohol policy, epidemiological and economic research, bringing together disciplines including public health, operational  Research, psychology, social policy, engineering and economics.

ScHARR is also internationally renowned for its large, diverse programme of health services and public health research, knowledge transfer and research-led teaching. We study and evaluate health, healthcare, health services and health policy from the broadest range of clinical, economic and social perspectives. This is a managerial role with scope to influence the strategic direction of our research group. You will work closely with SARG’s management team to develop and deliver our strategic objectives, evaluate our collective actions, and will be responsible for the financial, operational, risk and administrative management of SARG’s activities, supported by the Research Administrator.

You should have a good honours degree (or equivalent experience), and be able to demonstrate experience of managing large research programmes in higher education or another sector. Experience in building and proactively handling relationships within research teams and a range of partners including academics, data providers and policy makers is essential.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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