Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Elizabeth Blackwell Institute

Bristol, United Kingdom
£37,345 - £42,036
25 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Division/School Institutes
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Part time
Salary £37,345 - £42,036
Closing date for applications 09-Dec-2018

The University of Bristol is looking for a committed Diversity and Inclusion Champion to work within the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research. This is an exciting position fully funded by the Wellcome Trust. The role will complement the strong Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team that exists at the University of Bristol, but will have a significant degree of autonomy both in delivering objectives.

Your focus will be to champion and challenge equality, diversity and inclusion within health and biomedical research staff communities at the University of Bristol. The initial stage of identifying barriers and areas for targeted action has now been completed. Based on the findings, you will be expected to prioritise, develop and implement actions that will affect positive cultural and systemic change promoting best practice in equality, diversity and inclusion. You will also evaluate the impact of these interventions.

To be successful in this role, you will use your extensive knowledge of diversity and inclusion issues as well as your understanding of research methodologies to translate evidence-based findings into pilot initiatives and interventions. You will have had experience of working within large and complex organisations, possibly in an HR role. You will be able to demonstrable ability to influence others as well as experience of successful development and delivery of complex projects and managing change.

We offer an exciting and dynamic work environment, that spans health and biomedical research across the University and is embedded within the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute, which is named after the first woman to be on the UK Medical Register.

We suggest that applicants pay close attention to the essential and desirable criteria for the role when completing their applications. These can be found in the Further Particulars [link to job description].

The role is offered as a 24 month, fixed term, contract.

Closing date for applications is 11:59pm Sunday 9 December 2018.

Interviews will be held on 17, 18 or 19 December 2018.

Contact for informal discussions Nina Couzin

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.