Research & Development Officer

Location: London (King’s Cross)
Salary: £35,000 per annum depending on experience and qualifications
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 1st April 2019
Closes: 26th April 2019

The Society for Research into Higher Education is seeking a Research & Development Officer to support the work of the Society. This newly created role has four main objectives:
  • To develop and deliver the Society’s annual research conferences, the annual programme of special interest network seminars and professional development programmes for academic researchers
  • To develop and sustain a range of communication tools and contacts for the Society, connecting us and our membership with key researchers and policy influencers internationally, extending our reach and impact.
  • To undertake a wide range of investigative and research projects aimed at mapping the global higher education environment and identifying opportunities for the Society to contribute effectively in the global higher education discourse and development.
  • To work with the Director, senior members of the SRHE team and senior colleagues in the Society in driving forward the Society’s future business plans and introducing, developing and delivering new initiatives and strategies, innovative programmes and wider forms of engagement aimed at connecting the Society directly within a global network of higher education research and researchers.

The Society for Research into Higher Education is a professional body working in Higher Education to support research and researchers interested in advancing higher education. We are an independent body and a registered educational charity.

This is a full time position, subject to the successful completion of a probationary period of six months.

To apply please complete the application and equal opportunities forms below:
and send these by e-mail to the SRHE Manager: Operations & Finance

Applications must be received by 12:00 noon on 26 April 2019 and should include the names and addresses of two referees who, unless clearly stated otherwise, may be contacted prior to the interview. Interviews will be held at the Society’s Offices in King’s Cross, London.

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