Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Research Associate in Stakeholder Engagement and Knowledge Translation

Job title

Research Associate in Stakeholder Engagement and Knowledge Translation

Job reference

REQ240097

Date posted

05/02/2024

Application closing date

18/02/2024

Location

Loughborough

Package

Specialist and Supporting Academic Research grade 6 from £33966

Job description

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences Full-time (37 hrs per week); Fixed-term to 31 March 2025

A Research Associate is sought to work within the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport to identify and understand the needs and direction of key stakeholders associated within disability sport, to translate existing research evidence and to identify new research directions.

A PhD in a relevant sport or social sciences field is required alongside experience of designing and conducting qualitative research and of undertaking literature reviews. The candidate must have strong analytic skills and the ability to interpret, translate and communicate research evidence to a diverse range of audiences. Knowledge of disability sport and para-sport organisations is essential.

This full-time post is offered on a fixed-term contract until 31 March 2025.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Janine Coates, Senior Lecturer in Qualitative Research, via email to [email protected] or by telephone to 01509 226442.

Loughborough University is committed to allowing its employees to work dynamically with a combination of working on campus and remotely, where possible. This has been identified as a role that could work dynamically and, if successful, your line manager will discuss these informal arrangements with you. Please note that there is a general expectation that the successful candidate will spend the majority of time working on the Loughborough campus.

Closing date for applications - 18 February 2024.

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Visa Sponsorship:

For candidates who would require sponsorship to work in the UK to achieve sufficient points under the Points Based Immigration System, it is likely that you will either need to:

Have completed a PhD in a subject relevant to the job.

OR

Qualify as a “new entrant”. For more information on this please see paragraphs SW 12.1 - SW 12.7 of the Immigration Rules Appendix Skilled Worker.

Job details

Title

Research Associate in Stakeholder Engagement and Knowledge Translation

Employer

Loughborough University

Location

United Kingdom

Published

February 08, 2024

Application deadline

February 18, 2024

Job type

Research

Field

Medicine,Social Science

About the employer

The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current name in 1996. Currently, the university has 22 academic schools and departments, over 100 research groups, institutes and centers, and over 35 professional services, teams.

Located in the center of Loughborough, UK, the university campus covers an area of 440 acres. The campus has a world-class infrastructure and provides a plethora of facilities like huge lecture theatres, a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, an extensive IT network, a conference center, excellent accommodation, and Loughborough Students' Union. The university also has an arts center, a bank, a health center, two theatres, restaurants, and some shops. Also, it provides the students with excellent sports facilities. The university has a postgraduate campus in London too. Both the campuses have won many awards and rankings for the facilities they offer.

Loughborough University offers numerous undergraduate, doctoral and postgraduate programs in various fields like accounts, finance, engineering, sciences, architecture, business, computer science, management, mathematics, languages, sports, economics, arts, social sciences, media, and psychology. The university houses more than 17,000 students and over 3,700 staff members. It is a member of a renowned international academic network, UNITECH International, and has collaborations with many international institutions like MIT, IIT Delhi, and Nanyang Technological University. It also has strong links with many funding agencies and sponsors like the Brunei High Commission, the Libyan Embassy, Oman Cultural Attaché Office and the Chevening Organization. The university equips the students with the skills and knowledge required to improve their employability and offers them plenty of outstanding career opportunities.

Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries. Sir Peter Bonfield is BT Group's former chief executive. Lord Sebastian Coe is an Olympic athlete well-known for holding the world marathon record. Paula Radcliffe is Williams Formula One team's Head of Vehicle Performance and Rob Smedley's former race engineer. Malcolm Sayer is a successful car and aircraft designer. Rosalind Ayres is a popular English actress. Tanni Grey-Thompson is a television presenter, Welsh politician, and a former wheelchair racer. Clive Woodward used to be an English rugby player and served as the coach for the England rugby team from 1997-2004. There are lots of other distinguished and notable names linked to the university.

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