Vacancy: Director of Research in Social Policy at Leeds Beckett University

Vacancy: Director of Research in Social Policy at Leeds Beckett University

Job title: Director of Research in Social Policy
Job reference: SSS301962A
Date posted: 13 December 2017
Application closing date: 31 January 2018
Location: Leeds
Salary: Grade 11 (Circa £67,000)
Job category/type: Academic/Research

Job description

As Director of Research you will work in partnership with senior colleagues across our University, Schools, Research Office and Enterprise Office and be responsible and accountable for the Social Work and Social Policy, and Politics and International Studies REF Units. You will also work alongside the Director of Research for Psychology to support the generation of high quality research and enterprise activity across the School of Social Sciences. You will have an established international reputation for research and scholarship in a relevant discipline. Applications from candidates who can demonstrate sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge in the social sciences to support a growing research base in our criminology section as well as working across the units, would be welcomed.

This post will be critical to the successful development and implementation of our Strategic Plan and will contribute to the University’s research and enterprise strategies.

This is a new senior academic leadership post, presenting exciting opportunities for the right candidate.

We welcome applications from all individuals and particularly from women and black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented at this level of post. All appointments will be based on merit.

Working here means you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, flexible working, reduced study fees, subsidised fitness facilities, and a lot more.

Please click here for Job Description and Employee Specification

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor John Craig on 0113 812 4264.

Closing date: Midnight, 31 January 2018​

Source: Leeds Beckett University

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