Research Fellow (0.8) – 

Salary £38,052 p.a + Benefits

Ravensbourne is exceptional. A world-class digital destination developing talented individuals and leading edge businesses though learning, skills, applied research, enterprise and innovation. We are based at Greenwich Peninsula in an iconic building next to The O2. Our aim is to become a portal for talent across London driving growth in the knowledge economy and creative industries.

The postholder will work closely with the Research Director and Research Administrator on the delivery of planned initiatives to strengthen the institution’s emerging research infrastructure. These include:

  • advancing the objectives of the Research Strategy
    (see https://www.ravensbourne.ac.uk/media/8052/rav_13_rs_202218_pr01.pdf )
  • assisting the Director of Research in delivery of the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) which is Ravensbourne’s first submission to REF.
  • working with Ravensbourne’s in-house research centres, such as the Learning Technology Research Centre, to coordinate activities and outputs.
  • leading on the delivery of Ravensbourne’s new PhD programme, working with counterparts at University of East London in areas such as supervision and student oversight.
  • managing Ravensbourne’s contribution to externally funded research projects.
  • coordinating research progression activities for early career and established researchers, including seminars, research workshops and training in line with sector standards.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop Ravensbourne’s research infrastructure including the REF 2021, the PhD programme, staff research mentoring, bid writing, research group activities, conferences, and the promotion of Ravensbourne’s research internally and externally.
  • Contribute to the growth of the research environment at Ravensbourne by supporting academic staff and students in the development of research projects, by providing training and progression opportunities and by coordinating dissemination activity
  • Manage externally funded research projects and develop new funding proposals through collaborations with other institutions in the UK and abroad, identifying shared research interests and sources of funding
  • Sustain and develop personal research activity in an area relevant to Ravensbourne University, including: architecture, design, fashion, creative technology, creative industries, film or television.

The candidate:

  • Must have knowledge or experience of research in Higher Education institutions
  • Must have knowledge or experience of administration in the context of Higher Education
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office and relevant research systems
  • Must also be able to work effectively across different sectors and teams
  • Closing date:30th September 2019
  • Interviews: 11th October 2019

    To apply:      

    (w) http://careers.rave.ac.uk

    For further details:

    (e) careers@rave.ac.uk                    (t) 020 3040 3622     + Disability Confident

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    We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community in our desire to reflect the diversity of the community we

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