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Reference: 92054

Date Added: 18 March 2024
Closing Date: 8 April 2024

Job Title: Deputy Head of International (Special Projects)

Working For: The British Academy

Location: London

Salary: £45,261 + excellent benefits

Length of Contract: 12 months

Job Details

12-month FTC (Maternity Cover), London/Hybrid working

The British Academy – the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences - is seeking a Deputy Head of International to join our international department, providing key leadership in the delivery and management of high-quality performance across a range of the Academy’s international special projects including the Researchers at Risk Fellowships and a new training and development programme.

The Deputy Head of International (Special Projects) will work closely with the Head of International and the three other Deputy Heads of International in the delivery of the Team’s strategic goals and mitigating the risks faced in delivering the Academy’s international programmes and activities. The role will also include engaging with external partners, stakeholders, funded researchers and representing the Academy externally.

You will lead a small team across a range of programmes and have excellent planning, financial, communication, organisational, and time management skills, providing support and advice to colleagues and senior leadership.

The British Academy’s international team promotes and supports international collaboration and mobility, develops and maintains links with sister academies, international organisations and other partners overseas, and leverages the expertise of Fellows and award-holders to further the Academy’s reach, impact and influence internationally.

The Academy’s international programmes are multi-year endeavours which entail a wide array of activities: from providing research funding to talented individuals in the UK and overseas, to informing international policy and public debates, to using the Academy’s convening power to showcase the value of international and interdisciplinary collaborations for addressing today’s global challenges and ensuring that the UK maintains its place as a world-leader in the social sciences and humanities.

Closing Date: 8 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Applications must be received no later than 12:00pm.

Application Details

For further information about the role and to apply, please visit https://app.beapplied.com/apply/vxy4hwovp7

Website: http://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/

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