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Project Officer (ParticipatoryResearch@Bath)

Job title Project Officer (ParticipatoryResearch@Bath)

Department Marketing

Salary Starting from £28,929, rising to £35,308 pro rata

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Wednesday 15 November 2023

Closing date Sunday 10 December 2023

Interview date Thursday 18 January 2024

Reference KW11181

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As Project Officer you will support the Project Manager and the Deputy Head of Public Engagement in planning and delivering the Research England-funded ParticipatoryResearch@Bath project.

Managed by the Public Engagement Unit, the project aims to create and enhance the conditions for participatory approaches research to flourish at the University of Bath. 

You will work with public groups and communities across Bath and North East Somerset on a range of activities, developing and maintaining relationships with those groups and working with colleagues from across the University on several initiatives that supports public involvement in research.  

About us

The Public Engagement Unit sits within the Department of Marketing and works to support a positive culture of public engagement with research. The Unit supports staff across all the University of Bath Faculties and School of Management, and at all career stages, to undertake meaningful public engagement. This work is delivered through a core programme that includes; awards, competitions, grant schemes, training and evaluation activities. In addition to this work, the Unit also leads on several externally funded cross-institution projects, ParticipatoryResearch@Bathis the most recent of these projects. 

Further information

This is a part-time role (0.6 fte) for a fixed-term period until July 2024, with the possibility of a contract extension.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Dean Veall, Deputy Head of Public Engagement (

What we can offer you

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.