|Salary:||£30,487 to £45,585 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £33966 with relevant PhD)|
|Placed On:||29th September 2023|
|Closes:||26th October 2023|
The UK Institute for Technical Skills and Strategy is a brand-new national entity funded by Research England and a range of sector partners. The new institute builds on the Gatsby funded Technician Commitment and the Research England funded TALENT programme, which have become the catalysts for advancing the landscape and culture for the technical community nationally. It will work in partnership with a network of organisations across UK higher education and research.
The role will support the design and implementation of various threads of research activity, in particular the more advanced quantitative analysis of secondary data and formative evaluations of ITSS interventions. The role holder will contribute to the dissemination of the findings through open-access publications, conferences and other events, ensuring wide dissemination with a focus on universities, policy makers, research funders and relevant research communities.
The role holder(s) will, as appropriate, support the culture change projects within the ITSS, collecting data and building understanding of aspects of the technical work force including: on EDI matters; on research culture; on technicians roles in knowledge transfer and collaboration; on technical representation within universities; on organisational change.
The successful candidate will have:
This position is offered on a fixed term contract and is available immediately until 31st July 2026. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered. We also welcome secondment opportunities (please state this in your application).
Requests for secondment from internal candidates will be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.
To understand more about our application process and how to complete a criteria-based application form please visit the University of Nottingham Candidate Guidance.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Andrew Noyes, email Andrew.Noyes@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
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