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Impact and Knowledge Exchange Officer

FHMS Central Faculty Admin

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £27,511 to £30,942
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Thursday 19 December 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 January 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  090919-R

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide pro-active support to developing our research impact. Reporting to the Executive Assistant you will work closely with key stakeholders to track and evidence research impact. You will need to be able to work across a range of projects at any one time and be confident in engaging with external stakeholders. This role is an exciting opportunity for a professional who has experiencing of supporting research impact and knowledge exchange activities. The successful appointee will need to build effective working relationships with colleagues across the Faculty. Highly developed communication, influencing and networking skills are therefore vital for this post. You will be an organised administrator, creative and strategic thinker and a responsive team player with demonstrable skills in working with a team to provide integrated support.

Experience of translating complex ideas to non-academic audiences is a must, and a good understanding of the Research Excellence Framework in HE would be a real advantage.

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences comprises four schools, School of Biosciences & Medicine, School of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine and School of Psychology, all working together as part of a 'One Health' vision, to provide interdisciplinary research, innovation and teaching in human and animal health. The Faculty is the second largest in the University, with almost 4000 full-time and nearly 2000 part-time students. We hold a Gold Level Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) Award for our innovative and progressive teaching and learning environment. Our research mission is to sustainably improve the health and wellbeing of humans and animals and their environments. We generate new knowledge through our research and apply it to the design, development and delivery of societal benefit. Our areas of research expertise include Chronobiology and Sleep, Infection and Immunity, Healthy Ageing and Supporting Long-term Conditions, Nutrition and Food Security, Understanding Relationships with the Social and Physical Environment, and Digital Health and Data Science.

This is a superb opportunity to develop your career in a vibrant Faculty and University. For an informal discussion, please contact Fernanda Haswell, Faculty Business Operations Manager (f.haswell@surrey.ac.uk).

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