This is a fixed term appointment for 24 months in the first instance
The Personal Social Services Research Unit is an internationally recognised research centre based at the LSE. Directed by Professor Martin Knapp, PSSRU carries out high-quality research particularly in the areas of long-term care and mental health economics and policy. We place significant emphasis on impact from our research to support improvements in social and health care, and thereby improve lives. PSSRU is affiliated to the NIHR School for Social Care Research (NIHR SSCR) which conducts and commissions world-class research on adult social care practice in England. Directed by Professor Martin Knapp, NIHR SSCR is a partnership between seven universities and is led at LSE until April 2024.
We are seeking a dynamic Research Impact and Communications Officer to support the management of knowledge exchange and impact processes within PSSRU and NIHR SSCR, to include: identifying and supporting the development of the impact of research led by PSSRU and funded by NIHR SSCR; communicating research findings to key stakeholders; and carrying out knowledge exchange activities to enhance the potential impact from our research. The successful postholder will play a strategic role in knowledge exchange and impact processes, as well as leading day-to-day activities themselves.
Candidates should have:
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
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The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 16 May 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.