The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward thinking, their heritage shows a recurring theme of going their own way, doing things differently and are now 4th in the Guardian’s University League Table.
The University is looking for an enthusiastic individual to take on a six months maternity cover role as Research Integrity and Governance Co-ordinator, and provide administrative support, co-ordination and project work to the Research Integrity and Governance Office (RIGO)
The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the ethics process for research projects, and ensuring the research complies with legislation and good research governance. The post holder will have the opportunity to participate in a quality assurance programme, to incorporate monitoring and audit programmes for research quality.
The Research Integrity and Governance Co-ordinator will work closely with colleagues in RIGO as well as the University Legal and Secretariat Team, Surrey Clinical Research Centre, University Ethics Committee and Animal Welfare and Ethics Review Board (AWERB).
The successful applicant will have strong administrative skills, keen eye for detail and be broadly familiar with research governance including the Concordat to Support Research Integrity.
Candidates will ideally have experience of working in a regulated environment and be familiar with ethics for research projects. They may have worked with quality assurance systems, policy departments and should have a basic awareness of relevant legislation (for example Data Protection Act, EU Clinical Trials Directive and Animal Welfare Act) Ideally candidates will have an understanding of the higher education research sector.
Applicants will be educated to HNC, A level, NVQ 3 or HND with some relevant experience, or, significant vocational experience.
In return they offer a generous annual leave allowance, defined pension scheme, exclusive discounted membership for the Surrey Sports Park, on-site childcare facilities and relocation allowance (where applicable), in addition to the opportunity to join one of the best Universities in the Country.
Please note – appointment will be made within this salary range dependent upon appropriate skills and experience.