Public Engagement and Special Projects Manager University of Oxford Faculty of Philosophy United Kingdom

Public Engagement and Special Projects Manager



Faculty of Philosophy: Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's, Oxford

Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 p.a.




Applications are invited for the position of full-time Public Engagement and Special Projects Manager at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. The post is fixed-term for 3 years from the date of appointment and will ideally begin in June 2019. This role has a high level of responsibility and requires a proactive, experienced, innovative and self-motivated individual.


The postholder is responsible for leading major projects and programmes for the Centre, and for creating and implementing a public engagement, outreach and policy engagement strategy, in addition to a practical ethics education strategy across schools and relevant professions. This role also involves evaluating the impact of such activities, including for the purposes of producing REF impact case studies, and developing a strategy for the Centre’s in-house Journal of Practical Ethics. The postholder will also identify and seek research funding opportunities, with responsibility for developing the Centre’s funding strategy and a diverse and balanced portfolio of funding sources.


The postholder is required to be educated to degree level or equivalent; have substantial relevant experience in public engagement and education strategy and implementation; experience of working with researchers to communicate and engage with a broad range of audiences; demonstrated project management skills; and experience of research facilitation and of developing Masters courses.


Applications for this vacancy must be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 22 May 2019.

Contact Person :               Deborah Sheehan           Vacancy ID :        140705

Contact Phone :                                Closing Date :     22-May-2019

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