Research Engagement Manager

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Short info about job

Company: SOAS University of London

Department: Research & Enterprise Directorate

Salary: £43,219 to £50,949 (pro-rata) per annum inclusive of London Allowance

Hours: Part Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Professional or Managerial

Phone: +44-1550 7372894

Fax: +44-1332 1164245

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Research Engagement Manager. Terms and conditions vacancy

The role and its responsibilities

This is a strategic position within the Research and Enterprise Office aimed at maximising engagement with SOAS research among a range of stakeholders and audiences. The post holder will coordinate and manage a key project aimed at developing an institutional strategy for Public Engagement with Research, and sustainably embedding it within the School.

Skills and experience

Experience of communicating specialist research to external audiences, the ability to interact and cooperate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and extensive project management experience are required for this role.

Competitive benefits package

As an employer of choice SOAS offers an extensive benefits package including:

  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional School closure days (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Pension scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Various loan schemes including season ticket and IT equipment
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay provisions, childcare voucher scheme, financial support for childcare

About the Research and Enterprise Office

Research and Enterprise activities are central to SOAS’s mission. Not only do they enhance teaching and learning, they are a crucial part of the services that we provide to the world around us.

The Research and Enterprise Office (REO) at SOAS works across the School to secure external funding and income, to support research excellence, and to facilitate knowledge exchange. REO’s core units are the Research Office, Enterprise Office, Research Information and Strategy Unit, Centres and Programmes Office and Journals Office. 

To apply for this vacancy or download a job description, please visit 

Closing date: 10th September 2017

Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered.

Interviews will provisionally be held in the week commencing 18th September 2017.

Please note that it will not be possible for SOAS to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with SOAS, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

If you have any questions or require any assistance with regard to the application process, please contact [email protected]

We are working to achieve a diverse and representative workforce at all levels within SOAS University of London. Black and Minority Ethnic groups are actively encouraged to apply for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level.

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