University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Research Culture Project Manager

Research Culture Project Manager Faculty Central (MED)

Location: Southampton General Hospital Salary: £34,980 Pro rata per annum Part Time Fixed Term until 31/07/2024 Closing Date: Wednesday 22 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2523223LL

Do you have a passion for developing a positive research culture? Then join us as our new Research Culture Project Manager!

We are delighted to be recruiting a Research Culture Project Manager to deliver a range of initiatives to enhance the research culture within the Faculty of Medicine.

What will you do?

Working closely with our Faculty Lead for Research Culture this role will encompass:

  • Management and delivery of a portfolio of initiatives to improve research culture across the Faculty.
  • Analyse existing activities within the Faculty and wider University from a research culture perspective.
  • Produce reports on research culture activities and opportunities.
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships at all levels, including with public and patients.
  • Prioritising your workload
  • Please note you will not be undertaking research yourself; this is a research management role where you will analyse and help shape our research culture.
  • Who are we looking for?

    We are looking for an individual who is passionate about creating a positive research culture. You will be able to operate with minimal supervision, managing your own workload to both deliver changes that enhance our research culture and track ongoing activities. skills required are:

  • Understanding research culture in a health research environment.
  • Able to develop and maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to critically appraise activities and their impact on research culture.
  • Excellent writing, analytical and critical appraisal skills.
  • About the post

    The post is offered at 0.2fte. Flexibility regarding the working pattern is available, subject to line manager approval. You will be based as Southampton General Hospital with the opportunity for hybrid working following a period of induction and subject to line manager approval.

    Interviews will be held on the 4 December 2023.

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  • We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants who supports our mission of inclusivity.

    Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.


    Job details


    Research Culture Project Manager


    University of Southampton


    United Kingdom


    November 16, 2023

    Application deadline

    November 22, 2023

    Job type



    Medicine,Social Science

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

    The University of Southampton features holistic environments for the overall development of the students. Apart from best-in-class academic modules, the university offers ample opportunities to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. There are sports courts, swimming pools, gymnasiums and cafeterias on the campuses. Further, regular fitness classes, sports meets, cross-disciplinary activities, competitions, cultural events, and fests are organized at the university. The University of Southampton also engages in various social and environmental awareness campaigns. Moreover, students get the opportunity to participate in community development initiatives. The university has the mission to build a better world with innovative minds.

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