Human Resources

Impact Acceleration Accounts Officer (2 years) - QMUL25576

Department: Research Services
Salary: Starting salary will be within the range £34,220pa - £36,098pa (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL25576
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 29-Jul-2021
Closing date: 27-Aug-2021

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About the Role

The role is within the growing Research Impact team within the Business Development team (part of Queen Mary’s Research Services Directorate). It will primarily focus on delivering Queen Mary’s Impact Fund, which includes Queen Mary’s EPSRC and STFC impact acceleration accounts (IAAs) and Proof of Concept (PoC) funding, and has a clear focus on impact generation and aligned to Queen Mary’s strategy. The role will work across Queen Mary’s three Faculties, i.e Science and Engineering, Medicine and Dentistry and Humanities and Social Sciences, to build on the work of several previous IAA awards, apply for new IAA funds, develop new partnerships, strengthen existing ones and support to researchers to deliver economic and societal impact from UKRI- funded research.


About You

Are you passionate about enabling impact from excellent research? Does supporting researchers doing cutting edge work which can change the way the world works to generate impact excite you? Do you have exceptional project and budget management, administrative and communication skills? If the answer to any of these is ‘yes’ then we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly organised individual to manage Queen Mary’s IAA awards and provide high quality support to the Research Impact team for identifying potential opportunities for creating impact from UKRI-funded research.


About the Department

The role is within the growing Research Impact team within the Business Development team (part of Queen Mary’s Research Services Directorate).


About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.


The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 2 years. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,000 - £36,000 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.


Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Reetika Suri at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 6654.


To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.


The closing date for applications is 27th August 2021.


Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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