|Salary:||£43,414 to £51,805 per annum. Grade 8|
|Placed On:||23rd March 2023|
|Closes:||17th April 2023|
The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) is seeking to appoint a Research Manager as a key senior role overseeing the operation of the Department’s Research activity.
The Research Manager will manage all research funding applications for the Department, oversee post-award research activity, and other research activity such as the Department’s research networks. The postholder will provide advice on all research activity, will develop and implement policies, and will oversee support for research activity in the Department. The Research Facilitator will be expected to be pro-active and work closely with the Director of Research to support the implementation of the Department’s research strategy, identifying new funding opportunities and enabling academics in DPIR to apply successfully to a wide variety of grants. The Research Manager will work closely with the Head of Administration and Finance and will deputise on all Research related activity; and may from time to time be asked to deputise across other functional areas on Department-wide projects.
The Research Manager will be supported by the Research Facilitation team, currently comprising two Research Support Officers and a Research Compliance Lead – and occasional project administrators – and will lead the team and line manage individuals within the team. The postholder will also work closely and collaboratively with colleagues within the Department, the Social Sciences Division, Research Services and the wider University.
The successful candidate will have a high intellectual capability, with a good first degree or equivalent, preferably postgraduate. They will have professional experience of research administration in Higher Education, and of dealing with different types of research applications and awards including research councils, government funders and private organisations. They will also have excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to manage a team effectively and of working collaboratively with colleagues and external stakeholders.
This is a full-time, permanent appointment. Informal enquiries about this role can be addressed to Nina Tomlin, Head of Administration and Finance, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement and details of two referees as part of your online application. Only applications received before midday (UK time) on Monday 17th April 2023 can be considered. Please quote reference 164420 on all correspondence.
Interviews are likely to be held on Thursday 4th May 2023.
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