|Salary:||£37,099 to £44,263 Grade 6, per annum|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||23rd October 2023|
The Impact & Engagement Officer is an exciting opportunity to join the University of Aberdeen’s existing Impact & Knowledge Exchange (IKE) team and work alongside supportive colleagues to maximise impact from world-leading research.
The Impact & Engagement Officer will be responsible for providing dedicated impact support to academic colleagues primarily based in the physical science disciplines, this support will include the development and documentation of impact in these disciplines.
You will work under the direction of the Research Impact Manager to extend the reach and significance of existing impact by proactively supporting academic colleagues to engage with organisations from multiple sectors including industry and policy, as well as identifying opportunities for knowledge exchange to help drive forward existing school engagement strategies.
The role requires an enthusiasm for working with people, confidence to interact with senior colleagues and external stakeholders and the ability to translate complex information into a format that is accessible and compelling. As a member of the Impact team, you will make an important contribution to decisions made to support and inform school engagement strategies, future research assessment exercises and will oversee a portfolio of impact projects, including REF impact case studies, working closely with staff to plan and support impact case study development. You will require excellent interpersonal skills and be pro-active in establishing effective relationships with academic colleagues from within the school and across the University. You will therefore require strong project management skills and use existing knowledge of research impact to contribute school-wide training as well to coordinate one-to-one support with individual or small groups of academics.
Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 6, £37,099 - £44,263 per annum, with placement according to qualifications and experience.
Informal enquiries should be made to Ruth Banks, Research Impact Manager, e-mail: email@example.com.
This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK.
To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs
Job Reference Number: RAI118A
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 23 October 2023
The Directorate of Research and Innovation embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring. Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.
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