Senior Research Manager

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About the Role

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen Mary University of London is seeking to recruit a Senior Research Manager who will support the development and delivery of the Faculty’s research and innovation strategy by facilitating new research opportunities for the School(s) they work with. They will support the development of a successful research culture by embedding good practice in research development throughout the University both personally and through the team of Research Managers team they manage.

The Senior Research Manager will work closely with the Faculty Strategic Research Manager, as well as the Dean for Research, School Directors of Research and related Professional Services colleagues to support our academic staff in supporting all aspects of research activity and growing research income across the Faculty. The post-holder will be the lead contact for their school(s) for all knowledge exchange, impact and innovation activities and will facilitate research opportunities through developing relationships with internal and external partners for collaboration and funding, and embed good practice to build knowledge exchange.

About You

The successful candidate will have had extensive experience of working within HEI or another organisation in research grant administration and/or impact. The ability to develop efficient and effective processes and practice to facilitate bid development and proposal preparation is essential. They will have line management experience and be able to lead a team.

About the School

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has eight Schools across which 7,000 students are hosted and to which approximately 600 academic staff belong. The Faculty is committed to excellence in research and innovation, and to delivering an exceptional education and student experience across all of our disciplines.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time, permanent appointment with an immediate start date. The starting salary will be Grade 6, in the range of £48,035 – £53,625 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic groups as these groups are underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Marie Gallagher at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 06 June 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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