Research Manager Uk Visa Sponsorship Available

June 21, 2024
£39.3 - £46.9 / year

Job Description




Grade UE07: £39,347.00 – £46,947.00 per annum pro-rata for part-time

(Due to funding constraints, appointments will be made up to step 2 within the aforementioned grade.)

CAHSS/School of Health and Social Sciences

Full-time: 35 hours a week (open to flexible work schedules)

Fixed-term: anticipated length – 7 years until August 31, 2031.


The Opportunity:

This is an amazing opportunity for a Research Manager to join a big, multi-disciplinary research team working on a 7-year (until August 31, 2031) Wellcome Trust-funded project called ‘Discovering Liveability: Co-producing alternatives to suicide prevention’. The Research Manager will be in charge of developing, implementing, overseeing, and monitoring strategic plans and processes to enable the timely completion of this significant social science research project on suicide prevention and lived experience.

This position is 1.0 FTE (35 hours per week); however, we are willing to accept flexible working arrangements. We are also willing to evaluate requests for hybrid working (on a non-contractual basis) that includes both remote and on-campus work.

Your abilities and traits for success:

  • A successful track record of managing research projects, including finances and resources.
  • Experience managing others’ operations, including line and team management.
  • Knowledge and experience with the higher education sector, including university structures, as well as the knowledge-exchange and impact landscape in the UK.
  • Highly effective organising skills.
  • Knowledge of the suicide prevention and/or mental health sectors.

Please include an up-to-date CV and cover letter with your application.


As a respected part of our team, you should expect:

A competitive wage range of £39,347.00-£40,521.00 (due to financial constraints, appointments will be made up to step 2 within the grade).

A stimulating, cheerful, creative, demanding, and gratifying environment to work.

To be a member of a diverse and thriving worldwide community.

Comprehensive employee perks include a significant vacation allowance, a defined benefit pension scheme, employee discounts, family-friendly initiatives, and flexible work arrangements. Visit our staff benefits page (opens in a new tab) for a comprehensive list, and use our incentive calculator to estimate your total income and perks.

Championing equality, diversity, and inclusion.

The University of Edinburgh has received a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of its efforts to improve gender equality in higher education. We are Race Equality Charter members, as well as Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, and we actively promote LGBT equality.

You will be needed to provide documentation of your right to work in the UK before beginning any employment with the university. For more information, visit our right to work sites (opens in new tab).

The University may be able to finance the hiring of international workers for this position. This will be determined by several factors unique to the winning applicant. If successful, an overseas candidate seeking sponsorship to work in the UK must meet the UK Home Office’s English Language criteria and apply for and obtain a Skilled Worker Visa. Please keep in mind that if the position is provided part-time, sponsorship may be contingent on a number of variables unique to the successful applicant, or the position may no longer fulfil the Home Office’s sponsorship standards.

Important dates to note

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The earliest start date is 1 September 2024.