Loughborough University

Research Quality and Culture Manager

Loughborough University

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Quality and Culture Manager to work at the nexus of research culture, quality, and assessment, to advance a thriving research and innovation culture at Loughborough University.

This is a full-time and open-ended position, on a Management and Specialist Grade 7 salary of £45,585 - £54,395 per annum. In addition, we offer a generous annual leave allowance of 30 days, plus Bank Holidays and University closure days, hybrid dynamic working arrangements, a range of childcare support initiatives and benefits, 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 Office and are recruiting to a number of roles to strengthen our high-performing service.

About the role

In this role, you will play a key role in the scoping, preparation, and delivery of innovative initiatives using state-of-the-art approaches to support and nurture talent in the pursuit of research quality, such that everyone is involved and is valued for their contributions.

You will have specialist knowledge of research & innovation culture and assessment, and experience of developing and delivering policy, projects, and initiatives in support of research quality and culture. A particular focus of the role will be to ensure the responsible assessment of research quality, visibility and culture, across the organisation, including in response to external drivers such as the UK Research Excellence Framework.

This will include activity to support high-quality, and broadly-defined, contributions to knowledge, and the development of indicators of research culture.

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 RIO HR rio.hr@mailbox.lboro.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday, 10 March 2024.

Interviews will be held on Friday, 22nd March 2024.