Research Team Manager
24 August 2020 23:55
This is an exciting opportunity to work at London College of Fashion, with the Associate Dean of Research to advance the implementation of research support and culture throughout the college and specifically assist in development of strategies to support REF, impact analysis, maximise on funding and collaborative partnership opportunities. You will work with LCF Researchers, Deans of Schools, PG Research Students and the wider college community to ensure the full integration of research activities. Your work will also involve reporting on research activities, monitoring budgets, line management and supporting communication of research activities.
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.
London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.
You will have considerable experience from working in similar roles and at the highest academic level, managing long term research monitoring strategies. This experience should cover engagement with the Research Excellence Framework, working across teams and project management, income generation and familiarity with UK and EU research council objectives.
In addition the role will support development of new operations in relation to the LCF campus move to Stratford in 2023 and related partnership initiatives with UCL, V&A, Sadlers Wells.
You will have a relevant degree (or equivalent) and a postgraduate qualification too. All of this you will balance with strong commercial aptitude which includes great organisational, budgetry, communication, and IT skills.
UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early.