Loughborough University

Research Policy Associate

Loughborough University

We are currently recruiting for a Research Policy Associate to join the R&I Quality, Policy and Culture team in the Research and Innovation Office.

The role is offered on a full-time and open-ended contract basis, on an Administrative Grade 5 salary of £27,979 - £32,982 per annum. In addition, we offer 20 days of annual leave, plus Bank Holidays and University closure days, family-friendly policies, hybrid dynamic working arrangements, fantastic on-campus facilities, and many other benefits.

Based in the heart of the UK, Loughborough University is one of the country's leading universities with world-leading research.

We are investing heavily in the growth and development of our Research and Innovation (R&I) Office and are recruiting a large number of roles to strengthen our high-performing service.

The Research and Innovation Office plays a leading role in shaping and delivering the University’s research and innovation activities and provides a high quality, added value and seamless service to researchers across the research development pipeline. 

About the role

This is a new role that will assist in developing the evidence-base for the University’s research policy decision-making.

You will help support the systems and data requirements for the University’s effective response to policy drivers, including research assessment exercises, research performance monitoring, Open Access and research data management.

You will primarily work with the University’s current research information system (CRIS) called LUPIN (Loughborough University Publication INformation System), to monitor and curate research output and impact metadata and its links with the Research Repository.

You will have experience of working closely with electronic systems, records and data gathering and the ability to work to a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

For more information refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

If this role sounds of interest, we would love to hear from you.

Informal Enquiries

If you have any questions about this role, please contact the Research Policy Officer, Bal Sandhu (B.Sandhu@lboro.ac.uk).

The closing date for receipt of applications: Sunday 10th March 2024.

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 19th March 2024.