Goldsmiths University of London

Goldsmiths University of London

School Research and Knowledge Exchange Officer

United Kingdom

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School Research and Knowledge Exchange Officer


Research and Knowledge Exchange

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Full Time


£37,655 - £40,788

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  • Goldsmiths, University of London, is a leading arts, humanities and social science university. It is located in New Cross in the London Borough of Lewisham. An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and experienced professional services officer to join the University's Research and Knowledge Exchange Directorate.

    Goldsmiths' Research and Knowledge Exchange Department (RKE) is a central professional service department which facilitates research and knowledge exchange projects across Goldsmiths. Our department provides support for the development and delivery of partnerships between Goldsmiths researchers and external organizations in the private, public and third sectors, including contract research and consultancy projects.

    About the Role:

    This post will be located in Goldsmiths' Research and Knowledge Exchange Department (RKE). The post holder will provide expert advice and support at the highest standards of service to academic and professional staff across multiple departments.

    About the candidate:

    We are seeking a motivated professional, with an established track record of working in a research environment. Flexible and versatile, the post holder will have proven communication, collaboration and numeracy skills, in addition to an excellent understanding of the UK funding landscape and processes, in order to build effective relationships across the University. The post holder will need to be a self-starter, adept at responding to changing demands and exploiting new opportunities.

    Job details


    School Research and Knowledge Exchange Officer


    Goldsmiths University of London


    United Kingdom


    May 14, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 02, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Social Science

    About the employer

    Established in 1904, Goldsmiths University of London is an open research institution that is associated with the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK. Earlier, it was known as the Goldsmiths Technical and Recreative Institute. Later on, after becoming a part of the University of London, it was renamed to its current name. The university received its royal charter in 1990. The university was built and designed by the famous architect, Reginald Blomfield. During the 1960s, the university witnessed a rapid growth in the number of enrolments. In the same year, the university began its diploma courses in textile, sculpture, and painting. In 1980, it began offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in various fields under arts and humanities.

    The library of the university holds thousands of books, journals, and research papers. The university also allows access to the electronic resources at the library. The campus features a huge lecture theatre, cafe, seminar halls, and digital teaching rooms. Students are provided with a peaceful learning environment at the campus. Further, the campus houses the Department of Media & Communications and the Institute for Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship. Also, the campus has a seven-story building that features a studio, the center for computation & culture, and the Department of Art. The campus also provides student's accommodation facilities.

    The institution offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. The academic curriculum of the university includes the Department of Design, Department of Media & Communications, the Department of Sociology, the Department of Art & Humanities, Department of Anthropology, and the Department of Music. The departments have various courses that give students a wide scope to choose among the subjects according to their area of interest. The university is in partnership with about 1,500 schools and colleges. This allows students to go for the student's exchange program and learn about a different curriculum. Students also get the chance to work as interns under professionals.

    The university has a list of notable alumni that includes Damon Albarn (Singer and song-writer), John Allum (Entrepreneur), Kalki Koechlin (French actress and writer), Felix Alvarez (Social activist), John Austin (Politician), Kathleen Brien (Famous Singer), Pete Hoida (Poet and Artist), Alex Zane (Television presenter and DJ),Laurence Juber (Famous musician), Johanna Bennett (Musician), Henry Bond (Famous writer and photographer), Ajay Chhabra (Theatre actor), Brian Molko (Singer and songwriter), Matthew Collins (Writer, broadcaster), Julian Clary (Comedian, actor, and novelist), Suzzane Packer (Well-known actress), Mary Quant (Fashion designer), Ross Raisin (Novelist), Kanya King (Founder of MOBO awards), Amy Robbins (TV actress), Nick Fudge (Digital artist), Vaughan Grylls (Photographer and author), and Dayne Walling (American politician).

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