Research Facilitator (Dance)

London (GB)
06 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
02 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Research Facilitator (Dance) 0.5FTE

Department: Research Office

Salary:  £35,135 to £38,051 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance      (pro-rata for part time)
We are looking for a skilled Research Facilitator to join the University to support and develop research in our world-class Department of Dance. As one of the largest dance departments worldwide, our international team of leading researchers offers unparalleled depth of knowledge across a comprehensive spectrum of dance topics. Our research in Dance is world-leading and was the top rated in the discipline in REF2014. 
Working collaboratively, the successful candidate will play a key role in the development of a world-leading research environment. They will support the development and submission of external funding bids, engagement activities and impact, as well as organising research and profile-raising events. Research Facilitators are based in academic departments and play a key link role between academics, the Research Office and Graduate School, and other support services within the University. The team is managed centrally, and will also contribute to cross-university initiatives, such as projects related to Practice-as-Research and Open Research.  
The ideal candidate will have strong communication and organisational skills, a keen interest in research development, and will be an effective team player. Experience of working in a research environment in the arts, and specifically in Dance, is strongly desired.  
This is an exciting opportunity to join the University at a time when we are building on our success in REF2014, as the UK’s most research intensive modern university. We are also ranked the best modern university in London (Complete University Guide 2018).  Our new £35m state-of-the art library has just opened, and we are continuing to develop a number of external partnerships across the globe. The University of Roehampton offers a vibrant and welcoming community and has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, which is located in the heart of south-west London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching and working. 
To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.
The closing date for completed applications is: 2 May 2018
Expected interview date will be 15th/16th May 2018:   
The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.