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UoS Living Lab - Project Officer


Location:  Home-based
Salary:  £15,898 to £16,862 per annum pro rata (0.4 FTE)
Fixed Term until 16/12/2023
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 28 August 2022
Reference:  051122

The University of Surrey Living Lab programme aims to utilise the University campus, staff and students, as well as partners and stakeholders in the surrounding Surrey communities, to nurture research and innovation to address real-world issues. The partners involved in a Living Lab project define the project together (co-create), share knowledge and deliver the project, resulting in outputs and impact from which they all benefit.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to work with the University of Surrey Living Lab programme manager, and a range of senior academic colleagues, to help deliver a number of exciting Living Lab research projects.

The Project Officer will support academics in setting up and monitoring Living Lab projects, provide advice and support, liaise with internal departments and colleagues, establish and maintain partnerships with key external organisations, help develop future plans and funding opportunities, and communicate about the Living Lab programme.  A key aspect will be to develop good working relationships with our project partners (external) and to ensure the Living Lab projects stay on target to achieve their research aims.

Good communication skills and the ability to work in partnership are essential, and strong project management skills are highly desirable. You will need to be highly organised. Join us to make a different in bringing research to life.

Please ensure that you upload your CV when you submit your online application.

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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