The University of York Research Strategy was launched in early 2015. A key element of the implementation of that Strategy is the promotion of seven Research Themes, identified as current areas of major research strength and excellence that span Departmental and Faculty boundaries. The Themes are:
The University has appointed seven Research Theme Champions to drive each of the research themes. The Research Theme Champions work in partnership with others to consolidate existing research strengths and develop new opportunities for synergy, collaboration and research growth across the University and externally.
A new post of Research Theme Coordinator has been created to continue growing engagement with the Themes across the University over the next two years. As well as providing direct support to the Research Champions, the role holder will work in partnership with colleagues across the University from their base in the Research Development Team (RDT). The post holder will play a key role in providing good internal communications about Themed activities, and be involved in an exciting programme of events and activities. In addition, the role holder will lead the sourcing and analysis of data to track themed activities and outcomes.
You will need excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and will be a key player in the continued success of the Research Themes at York.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr David Diston at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01904 328120.
This post is available on a fixed term basis until 31 July 2020.
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