Associate Professor Science Policy and Knowledge Infrastructure

University College London
Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy
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UCL STEaPP is seeking an Associate Professor to give academic leadership to the departmentís rapidly growing portfolio of policy and engagement activities.

In collaboration with, and under the direction of the Head of Department, the Associate Professor will provide academic leadership to the Policy Impact Unit (PIU), which delivers UCL STEaPPís portfolio of policy-focussed work in a manner that supports and engages across BEAMS and UCL. The ambition is that the PIU and STEaPP will create a new knowledge infrastructure that effectively supports the interaction between academia and policy communities.

The teamís portfolio currently includes: Co-design and Co-production of Research, Professional and Executive Education and Global Fellowships Programme.

To be successful, you must have a track record of leadership in policy, expertise on the interface between research and policy, and preferably with experience working in a university setting. You will have a doctorate in a field relevant to STEaPPís aims, ambitions and activities, experience of publishing high quality academic and policy targeted outputs. Demonstrated ability to develop new curriculum for short courses and executive education for diverse audiences is highly desirable.

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Mhlanga at m.mhlanga [at] ucl[.]ac[.]uk.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

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