Research Ethics Officer

Egham, United Kingdom
£29,645 per annum pro rata
04 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Research Services

Location: Egham
Salary: £29,645 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Fixed Term, Full Time
Closing Date: Tuesday 24 November 2020
Interview Date: Monday 07 December 2020

Full-Time, Fixed-Term

Applications are invited for the post of Research Ethics Officer in Research and Innovation.

We are seeking a motivated self-starter to manage and deliver Royal Holloway’s ethics and integrity processes, a key role in facilitating research and enabling the College to achieve its strategic objectives. This is an exciting time to be joining the team as we further professionalise our service and respond effectively to the changing integrity landscape.

You will be joining the Research Services team and will be working with academic and professional services colleagues at all levels on a day to day basis. You will be pivotal in ensuring efficient ethics processes and effective communication of ethics and integrity information across the College.

You will be an enthusiastic, committed professional with experience of higher education and ideally some understanding of research ethics or research support. You will have excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact effectively and confidently with both academic and professional services staff.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

This is a fixed term post to cover a period of maternity leave until February 2022. This appointment could end earlier than expected should the substantive post-holder return to work early.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Leisha Wickham on

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.   We are happy to consider a request for flexible working for this post including part time, job share or compressed working hours.

Please quote the reference: 1120-239
Closing Date:  Midnight, Tuesday 24 November 2020 
Interview Date: Monday 7 December 2020 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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