Research Officer Design Policy

Cardiff (Caerdydd) (GB)
£33,518 - £37,706
15 May 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Officer Design Policy

Job reference 18REQ0000690  
Application closing date 18/06/2018  
Location Llandaff Campus  
Salary £33,518 - £37,706  

Job description 
Role Summary, Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

To lead and deliver research and knowledge exchange activities in relation to Design Policy, in particular undertaking this research in order to support the UK Design Action Plan project. 

To lead the production of a wide variety of research publications, primarily conference and journal publications, but also other publications (e.g. case studies, policy booklets and bulletins) to promote the UK Design Action Plan to policy-makers and stakeholders across the UK.

Effectively manage any issues which may affect the achievement of the Design Action Plan and other PDR Design Policy related research objectives. This includes contributing to the effective management of the Design Policy research portfolio by contributing to departmental initiatives as well as ensuring that PDR design policy research and wider activities are informed by emerging good practice.

To development new networks and support the maintenance of our network of national and international contacts in relation to design and policy and to explore opportunities to collaborate.

To develop commercial, research and knowledge exchange activities in the subject areas of design policy, design support and design for policy-making - including the publication of articles in appropriate international journals and the delivery of research findings at relevant international conferences and events.

To support our identification and application for potential research funding related to design policy.

Where appropriate, support the integration/application of UCD Research into the wider activities of PDR.

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