Call for UoA Coordinators

The university is looking to appoint Unit of Assessment (UoA) Coordinators as part of its preparations for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Further information and a list of the expected UoAs can be found on this recent Staff Notice.

The role descriptor and further details on the process for appointment of UoA Coordinators can be found on the RED website.

If you are interested in being a UoA Coordinator, please first discuss this with your Head of School, Dean or Pro-VC (Research and Knowledge Exchange). Then submit your CV with a covering letter (1 page max), setting out why you feel you are suited to the role, to

The deadline is 29th April 2016.

If you have any questions about the Coordinator role or application process, please contact


About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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