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Ethics Coordinator

Contracts, Policy & Governance

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £24,771 to £29,515 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term - up to 12 months (Maternity Cover)
Closing Date:  Tuesday 01 January 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1087118TW

Research and Innovation Services (R&IS) support academic and research staff fulfil their research and enterprise objectives by providing expert advice and assistance in research funding, bid support and management, collaborations with industry and other strategic partners as well as the protection and commercialisation of intellectual property. 

We are now recruiting an Ethics Coordinator to join the Research Integrity and Governance (RIG) Team. The RIG Team sits within RIS and provides the core support for research integrity, ethics and research and enterprise policies. Further, this team is responsible for giving advice and expertise to researchers on all aspects of clinical research governance and other regulatory compliance relevant to research.

You will be part of a team providing specialist research governance support across all the Faculties within the University.  In particular, you will help manage and monitor the Ethics and Governance Online platform (ERGO II). With a strong focus on customer service, you will advise and support academic staff throughout the research project review process.

You will have excellent communication skills, be well-organised with the ability to multi-task and to work well as part of a busy team. You will be a self-starter and enjoy the challenge of making things happen in a fast-moving environment.  You will have strong office experience in a customer-focused environment.  Experience in working in a research support capacity within the Higher Education sector would be advantageous.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Letitia Baldock, Head of Contracts, Policy and Governance, Research and Innovation Services:  email:

The University Recruitment department will be closed from close of business on Thursday 20th December to Wednesday 2nd January 2019, so we will not be able to assist you with any application queries during this time.

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Rosie McPhail (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1087118TW on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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