Research and Impact Support Officer

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7150642 (Ref.No. AHCEN1067)
Posted: May 26, 2023

Job Description

The Research and Impact Support Officer will work closely with the Director of Research and the Director of Impact to provide administrative support in the organisation and administration of Research and Innovation impact and engagement related activities. 

The post holder will be part of the School’s Management and Administration Support Service (MASS), and will provide efficient and effective support to researchers within the school of English, as well as supporting the Director of Research and the Director of Impact. They will have excellent knowledge and expertise to support research practice and to coordinate activity relating to the Research Excellence Framework. They will work with key stakeholders, both within the University and externally, to implement the School’s research and engagement strategies, and to manage relationships that will also support educational opportunities for students.

Leeds is a research-intensive University which has one of the broadest portfolios across the humanities, social sciences and technologies within the Russell Group. The School of English has an outstanding reputation as a centre of excellence for research in English Literature, English Language, Creative Writing and Theatre Studies. Recent rankings place the School 4th in the UK (THE, 2022) and 32nd in the world (QS, 2022) for research activity. We have a strong profile for interdisciplinary activity and collaborative engagement with external partners both in industry and in the cultural sector. We also have an excellent track record for research grant capture. Research is supported by the Faculty Research Office and Research and Innovation Service, with administrative support also located within academic Schools.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Rob Walker, School Manager

Email: [email protected] 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of English
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £29,762 to £35,308 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 25 May 2023
Closing Date:  Thursday 08 June 2023
Reference:  AHCEN1067

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.