Research Manager (Fixed-term/Secondment opportunity)

University of Cambridge
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£40,521-£54,395
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Contract Type:Fixed-term 28th Febr
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Research Manager (Fixed-term/Secondment opportunity)

The University

The Faculty of Education is looking for a research manager to support Cambridge Global Challenges (CGC) an Interdisciplinary Research Centre (IRC) of the University of Cambridge. CGC focuses on addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the Global South through Southern-led research. In the role you would contribute to the development and strategy of the IRC, working closely with its Co-Directors, Steering Group and External Advisory Board, develop, manage and deliver the Centre's core activities in order to implement its strategy including around partnership-building, research support, fundraising and research impact.

What you will need

Essential qualities include:

-Doctoral level qualification, or equivalent experience

-Experience in identifying and supporting research funding applications, and preparing reports to funders

-Knowledge of working in global South contexts on issues related to the Sustainable Development Goals

-Interest in supporting equitable partnerships

-Experience in building strategic international, interdisciplinary partnerships, including in university or other related contexts

-Knowledge of using social media and preparing newsletters for internal and external communications purposes


You can expect to receive.

-A competitive salary with automatic service-related progression and annual cost of living increases

-Access to a hybrid pension scheme with attractive employer contributions

-Access to a range of shopping and travel discounts through the Cambens scheme.

Fixed-term: 28th February 2025

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Pauline Rose ([email protected])

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you have any questions about the application process please contact the Faculty of Education HR team ([email protected])

Please can you upload a letter of application indicating how you meet the person specification and would contribute to the responsibilities of the post.

Please quote reference JR40746 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    11 March 2024

    Closing date

    7 April 2024

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