Job Vacancy – Research Training and Development Manager, University of Nottingham

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If you’re looking to move out of research, have you considered a job involving the support and development of other researchers instead of actually being a researcher yourself? One example of a job in this area is currently being advertised……………

Research Training and Development Manager (Social Sciences) – Part-time, University of Nottingham 


Closing Date – Tuesday, 10th January 2012 

£35788 to £44016 pro rata, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance Hours of work are 18 per week. This is a permanent post.

Applications are invited for the above post based in the Graduate School. As part of a team of Researcher Training & Development Managers, and reporting to the Head of Researcher Development, to develop, coordinate and manage activities to support the training and development of postgraduate research students and early career researchers particularly in the Social Sciences; to promote the value of academic, policy and business engagement for researchers; to ensure that these activities address institutional and national agendas for researcher development; and that they maximise the synergies with existing training and development opportunities in these areas.

Candidates must have a postgraduate qualification or demonstrably relevant work experience in the Social Sciences; considerable experience of working in a research environment; and experience of teaching or training social science-related subjects and activities from a relevant context.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Jane Wellens, 0115 846 7944 or Email:

More details and application process.


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