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Research Facilitator

Department
Education
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Part-time
Contract status
Open
Salary
32,236 - 39,609 a year, reduced pro rata for part-time hours
Posted Date
23/01/2019
Apply by
21/02/2019
Job Reference
7334
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Role Description

Applications are invited for an administrative post of Research Facilitator in the Department of Education (0.6 FTE).  This is a new role intended to support all research related activity in the Department through maximising research grant income and ensuring that research obtains maximum possible visibility and impact. The post holder will work in close collaboration with the Department Research Support Officer, and in partnership with the academic staff, the Departmental Research Committee (DRC), and the University’s Research and Enterprise offices (such as Grants and Contracts). They will also liaise routinely with external funders, non-academic beneficiaries and collaborators in other disciplines and Universities. The post holder will support the Department to implement its research strategy and support the preparations for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) submission.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a vibrant team and contribute to the success of the Department in research.  You will be educated to degree level or have equivalent professional experience. You must have knowledge and experience of research in a HE environment and be familiar with the requirements and priorities of major funders of research activity relevant to the research in the department. You will have good analytical and numerical skills, be methodical and organised and have an excellent eye for detail.

Informal enquiries may be made to Nicola Henson, Department Manager (Email: nicola.henson@york.ac.uk / Tel: (0)1904 324783) or Professor Rob Klassen (robert.klassen@york.ac.uk) / Tel: (0)1904 323335).

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