The above part-time 0.5FTE post is available from 3rd September 2018 for 12 months on a fixed term basis in the College of Humanities.
The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities. We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.
The successful applicant will act as Impact Assessment: Postdoctoral Research Fellow for Professor Henry French and the Theme Project Manager, Dr Susan Leedham, as part of the AHRC-funded 'Care for the Future' Theme Leadership Fellowship, under the overall leadership of the Leadership Fellow, Professor Andrew Thompson.
This part-time 0.5FTE post is available from 3rd September 2018 for 12 months on a fixed term basis at the University of Exeter. The PDRF will research the progress and outputs of the 60+ research projects funded by the Theme, including collaborations and events resulting from the core funded activities, to inform the final end-of-award report to the AHRC, due after the completion of the Theme in Dec. 2019. This will require the PDRF to collect and collate information from Principal Investigators of the theme, collaborating academic and non-HEI institutions, including qualitative information on activities and attendees, published research outputs and other project productions, research into conventional/social-media coverage, quantitative performance data (such as website hits or estimated audience figures), impact outside the HEI sector (nationally and internationally), audience profiles and participation levels, and subsequent research findings, collaborations or related research ventures and information about on-going or planned future activities.
The successful applicant will have evidence of participating in the administration or evaluation of research projects, including impact, research communication and research development. The post-holder should possess a PhD qualification and subject knowledge in arts and humanities disciplines is desirable. Being a creative and enthusiastic communicator of research would also be desirable.
To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.
What we can offer you
-Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
-Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
-An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
-Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
- A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
- A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon
For further information please contact Professor Henry French, e-mail H.French@exeter.ac.uk or telephone (01392) 724184.
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer, an Athena Swan accredited institution and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
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