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Research Manager

Do you have demonstrable understanding of the nature of academic research activity and the research funding environment in Higher Education, in particular for the Arts and Humanities? Do you possess excellent communication skills and a high level of numeracy and accuracy in the presentation of data?

As a member of the School’s Management and Administration Support team (MASS), you will provide efficient and effective support to researchers within the School and will work with key stakeholders to implement the School’s research and impact strategies. This will involve managing, developing and implementing monitoring systems within the School and preparing material for the Annual Research and Innovation Review as well as other planning exercises, as required by the School/Faculty/University. You will work closely with the Director of Research and Innovation, Director of Impact and the REF Unit of Assessment Lead.

You will have demonstrable understanding of the nature of academic research activity and the research funding environment in Higher Education, in particular for the Arts and Humanities. You will possess a high level of numeracy and accuracy and will have confidence in preparing, presenting and understanding financial and large datasets. You will also have excellent communication skills and a proactive approach, through extensive experience of problem solving, identifying new opportunities, implementing improvements and undertaking new initiatives.

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

Sarah Foster, School Manager, School of History

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3580, email: s.l.foster@leeds.ac.uk


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of History
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Working Time:  80-100% based on 35 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time/Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 Months Maternity Cover)
Release Date:  Tuesday 03 December 2019
Closing Date:  Tuesday 17 December 2019
Reference:  AHCHI1025
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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