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Home Office Liaison Officer and Research Policy Officer (maternity cover) – AD2138MXMR
Research and Innovation Services
Vacancy Description
Research and Innovation Services, Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum, Fixed Term: 13.5 months, Start; 20 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter
The University of St Andrews is a research-intensive university at which Research and Innovation Services (RIS) supports activities across the institution under the leadership of the Vice-Principal (Research & Innovation). This role is in the research integrity, ethics and governance part of the Research Policy & Ethics function of RIS; currently based in College Gate but likely to move to Eden Campus (Guardbridge) in early 2021.

The role will focus on supporting the use of animals in research at the University, including but not limited to liaising with the regulatory body, administering the ethical review process, and providing advice, guidance and support; and assisting with a range of other research governance tasks. The role will report to and work closely with the Senior Research Policy and Integrity Manager, and also work closely with the Human Ethics and Research Policy Officer and Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation). Applicants must have a University degree (or equivalent), administrative experience, excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, and good computer skills.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Richard Malham (Senior Research Policy and Integrity Manager), email: rwm7@st-andrews.ac.uk, Tel: 01334 462550.

Job share may be considered.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/policy/immigration/.

In 2019 the University will establish purpose built office accommodation at Eden Campus, Guardbridge by St Andrews, to provide a state of the art working environment for a number of our Professional Services Units. It is anticipated that up to 450 Professional Services staff from a range of Units will be based in the new development at Guardbridge.

This post will be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge from 2021 onwards.

Interviews will be held on 8 January 2020

Please quote ref: AD2138MXMR

Closing Date: 11 December 2019

Further Particulars: AD2138MXMR FPs.doc

Research and Innovation Services
Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum
Fixed Term: 13.5 months
Start: 20 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter