Head of Research Integrity & Governance

Guildford, Surrey (GB)
£49,149 to £58,655 Per Annum
10 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

As part of the University of Surrey’s ambitious research targets, and following a reorganisation of the Vice-Provost, Research & Innovation portfolio, Research & Innovation Services (RIS) is looking to appoint a key leadership role within the Directorate. Do you have the ambition, drive and vision to help us achieve great things at the University?

Head of Research Integrity & Governance - £49,149 to £58,655

The Research Integrity & Governance Office (RIGO) provides ethics, sponsorship for clinical trials and research governance support for all University research activities. This new leadership role in RIGO will provide strategic oversight of the University’s research and clinical governance framework, providing assurance to the University that all reasonable measures have been taken to ensure compliance with internal and external policies and regulations, and the highest standards of governance are achieved in all areas of research. Working as part of the RIS leadership team, you will help us to develop our suite of ‘one-stop-shop’ services, providing excellent seamless support to academic colleagues.

As Head of Research Integrity & Governance you will have significant relevant experience either within higher education or in a similar capacity in the pharmaceutical or health sector. Along with the relevant experience you will have strong leadership skills, experience of developing key stakeholder relationships both within and outside the organisation, and have experience of developing and leading on strategic change projects.The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the UK, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. We are ranked 10th in The Times Higher Education Table of Tables for UK universities in 2017, and we are the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes, our most recent in 2017 for Food and Nutrition for Health.

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive 32 days annual leave/closure days and a great benefits package including pension and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park. Appointment within the salary ranges shown above are dependent upon demonstrable experience and skills.

Closing date for this role is midnight Monday 27thAugust 2018. Interviews will be held in early September. For an informal discussion about the roles, please contact Sue Angulatta, Director Research & Innovation Services on 01483 682687 or email

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