AURIL2017 Annual Conference
5th and 6th October 2017


Bristol Marriott Royal
College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TA 

Contact: Fiona Lees
  0141 548 4754

Impact Engagement Officer (Biosciences)
Closing 17 July 2017

Reference: QMUL11442
Salary: Starting salary £36,064
Location: Queen Mary, University of London

Queen Mary University of London is going places. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework ranked us in the UK’s top 10 multi-disciplinary Universities. We aim to go higher and are attracting some of the brightest minds from across the world. 

We are now seeking to appoint an Impact Engagement Officer who will support the capture and communication of the outstanding impact arising from our world-leading healthcare and biosciences research. The post is full time for a fixed term of one year.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic champion of research impact, with a relevant scientific background and exceptional written and oral communication skills. You will have a good understanding of the wide range and forms of impacts that can arise from healthcare and biosciences research. You will work with QMUL’s Web Support Team to develop and maintain online resources that will support the understanding, delivery and communication of impact across QMUL’s academic community.  You will also support the selection and creation of impact case studies for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Reporting to the Research Impact Manager, you will be based in an established Business & Partnerships Team (part of QMUL’s Research Services Directorate).  You will work closely with the academic leads for research and impact as well as QMUL’s academic researchers in healthcare and biosciences, based in our Faculty of Science & Engineering and the Faculty of Health.

You will have relevant professional or academic work experience, gained, for example, through writing scientific and marketing communications, or supporting impact generation. Experience of delivering effective website communications is essential, alongside a creative and proactive approach.

Salary will be £36,064 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to David Steynor at

Application enquiries should be directed to

For further details and to make an application please visit and search for QMUL11442.

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