|Salary:||£47,414 to £55,805|
|Placed On:||2nd February 2023|
|Closes:||27th February 2023|
The Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy. (STEaPP) are looking to recruit a Senior Research Fellow 1 FTE until 30 December 2024. The International Public Policy is set up by the Economic Social and Research Council to look at the COVID-19 Recovery, Inequality, Net Zero, and Levelling Up. Hosted at University College London, IPPO’s partners include Queens University Belfast, the Wales Centre For Public Policy, University of Glasgow, EPPI Centre and The Conversation as well as our international partner, INGSA, based at the University of Auckland.
About the role
Reporting to Ayden Wilson, IPPO Operations Manager, the successful applicant will: Undertake research based on secondary data and develop and deliver knowledge exchange and dissemination activity. Build relationships with policy stakeholders to provide robust engagement and impact within thematic areas, including supporting policy uptake of IPPO outputs. Maintain a high level of awareness of UK and broader government policies across the United Kingdom and how they affect thematic areas by working closely with partners in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Be the point of contact for IPPO’s thematic areas; COVID-19 Recovery and Inequalities for their agreed stakeholder clients and liaise constructively with the other Policy Evidence Lead and more broadly the team to help achieve the wider goals of IPPO.
The successful candidate will have substantial experience working in or with UK policy community and able to speak the language of policymakers. Understanding of the UK COVID-19 recovery and inequalities policy landscape and experience of engaging and influencing policy makers in
these areas. Experience communicating research findings to different audiences including policymakers and the public.
What we offer
As well as the exciting! opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below: • 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 9 bank holiday and 6 closure days) • Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme • Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE) • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan • Immigration loan • On-Site nursery • On-site gym • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay • Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service • Discounted medical insurance
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, to being a place where we all belong and to ensure a safe, welcoming and inclusive working environment for all. Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
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