Head of Engagement and Knowledge Exchange
London Senate House

Job reference: 002015

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 27/06/2022

Salary: Salary starting at £55,489 to £67,358

Employment type: Open ended

Department: School of Advanced Study

Sub-Department: SAS Central

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

The University of London

The University of London is one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK – and the most diverse. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University is recognised globally as a world leader in Higher Education. We are a federal institution consisting of 18 self-governing Colleges of outstanding reputation and a number of acclaimed central academic bodies. The University of London offers almost every subject covered in any University curriculum, delivering huge flexibility and choice to its students.

The University’s new academic strategy – Connecting Worlds – demonstrates a deep commitment to reaching out to and connecting with the wider community of learners, bringing university research and knowledge into the public realm and seeking to learn from others for the benefit of all.

The School of Advanced Study

A nationally and internationally recognised centre of excellence in the promotion and facilitation of research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It comprises eight internationally renowned research institutes as well as centres in Digital Humanities and Public Engagement. It has four nationally and internationally recognised specialist research libraries.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the direction of engagement and knowledge exchange in a dynamic and unique environment. Together with the academic leads for Public Engagement (currently Professor Sarah Churchwell) and Knowledge Exchange (KE) (currently Professor Barry Smith), the postholder will be charged with devising a new cross-University Engagement and KE strategy. Working closely with the Pro Vice Chancellor (Research and Engagement) Professor Jo Fox, the postholder will be involved in co-ordinating engagement and knowledge exchange across the University of London and seeking opportunities to collaborate with the Federal Members. The new Head of Engagement and Knowledge Exchange joins committed engagement and events teams within the University and will be a member of the Pro Vice Chancellor (Research and Engagement)’s Senior Management Team.

For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your  CV and covering letter (by clicking ‘apply for job’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight 27th June 2022.

Preferential consideration will be given to the University redeployment pool.

The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented in senior levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description. 

Pursuing excellence in education and equal opportunities.



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