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Research Uptake Manager

Department of Population Health

Salary:  £34,854 to £40,011 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Thursday 28 November 2019
Reference:  EPH-DPH-2019-24

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

The Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health has approximately 400 staff members organised into four research departments, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Medical Statistics, Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology and Population Health. 

The Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA) is a research initiative funded by the UK DFID and BMGF to accelerate the development of a robust scientific evidence base needed to guide changes in global agriculture and food systems to feed the world’s population in a way that is both healthy and sustainable.

IMMANA is seeking for a Research Uptake Manager to be part of a dynamic and friendly team. They will be responsible for driving the research uptake strategy for the IMMANA programme, in particular ensuring that the outputs and impacts of the Grants and Fellowships workstreams of the IMMANA Programme are communicated to the relevant stakeholders in a persuasive manner that leads to uptake. The Research Uptake Manager will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of the development, production and distribution of IMMANA research uptake products.

We are looking for someone with research management experience in a university or similar environment who is organised, proactive and has a collaborative and flexible approach.

The post is full time and fixed-term until 31st July 2024, and is available from the 1st December 2019. 

The salary will be on the Professional salary scale Grade 5 in the range £34,854 - £40,011 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 

Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk. Please quote reference REF

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.


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