Head of Research Governance

Bristol, United Kingdom
£51,630 - £58,089 per annum
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School Research Governance
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £51,630 - £58,089 per annum
Closing date for applications 25-Nov-2018

This is an exciting opportunity to join the University of Bristol in a senior leadership role, heading up the Research Governance Team within the Division of Research and Enterprise Development (RED), reporting to the Director of RED.

The post holder will play a key role within the institution, providing expert support on research governance, ethics and integrity to a wide range of stakeholders, including the Registrar, Deans, Research Directors and the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Health as well as our academic and student research community. The role will provide strategic oversight of the University’s research ethics and governance framework, encouraging a positive culture of research integrity where high quality research and innovation can flourish and supporting conduct inquiries as required.

As Head of Research Governance, you will have significant relevant experience either within higher education or in a similar capacity in another sector, combined with strong leadership skills. You must demonstrate commitment to driving the research ethics and integrity agenda with enthusiasm. The University of Bristol ranks as a top 5 University for Research in the UK and you should have experience of managing high risk research across clinical and non-clinical disciplines, proving expert professional support for all Faculties. You will be familiar with clinical trial regulation in the UK, EU and US as well as the Human Tissue Act and other relevant guidance and regulation applicable to research that involves human participants, their tissue and / or data. You will provide senior leadership for all members of the Research Governance Team.

For further information please contact:

Dr Neil Bradshaw; tel: 07867 552 713;

Closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 25th November 2018

Interviews are scheduled to take place: in early December 2018 and will include a 15-minute presentation

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