Warwick is one of the world’s leading universities for teaching and research. With an absolute commitment to excellence and an ambition to challenge the status quo we’ve inspired positive change, sparked innovation, and created opportunity across our local community, our region, the country and beyond. 92% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent. Our REF 2021 results demonstrate the world class quality of our research, our approach, and most importantly, our people.
We are committed to research at Warwick being internationally leading, impactful and provocative, that will change the world to make lives healthier, safer, more resilient, more just and fulfilled.
It is an exciting time to join Warwick as we launch our new research impact strategy, which seeks to grow the economic and societal impact arising from Warwick’s excellent research, across all disciplines. The Assistant Director (Head of Research Impact) will play an instrumental role in enabling researchers to deliver impact from their research and will develop and lead on initiatives that enhances and drives forward a culture of impact across the university.
The postholder will lead a team of 12 research impact support specialists and will provide advice and guidance on matters relating to research impact, engaging with colleagues and stakeholders across all Faculties.
The role holder will also be a member of the R&IS Senior Management team making an important contribution to the overall leadership of the department.
Situated in Research & Impact Services, the successful candidate will join a friendly and welcoming department, and benefit from a culture of continual professional development. The role will appeal to those with experience of working within a research support environment in higher education and leading a team of specialist practitioners.
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Closing date for applications: 3rd February 2023
The University of Warwick has appointed SearchHigher as their recruitment partner for this campaign; please apply below by submitting a CV & Cover Letter in Word Document format, or you can also email your documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Gary Checketts on 07392125550.