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Stefan Cross Centre Manager

Southampton Law School

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term for 3 years
Closing Date:  Thursday 02 June 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1812522JJ
  • Do you have an interest in combating gender discrimination?
  • Do you have excellent organisational skills and a proactive approach?
  • Would you like to combine the two in this unique role?

The role

We are looking for a Research Centre Manager for the Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality and Law in the Law School at the University of Southampton. You will work closely with colleagues in the Law School, across the University and externally to develop external partnerships and develop and promote the Centre’s work.

The Stefan Cross Centre was founded in 2018. It provides a space to research the structural, societal, legal and regulatory issues associated with gender discrimination from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Its research seeks to better understand the roots of the phenomenon, raise awareness about it and find more effective ways to address it. 

This is a 3 year fixed term, part-time (0.2FTE), 7 hrs per week position with flexibility on the days and times worked subject to the needs of the Centre. This role is based at our lively Highfield campus, with the option to work mostly from home subject to the needs of the Centre. Occasional attendance at events out of standard hours will be required.

What we are looking for

The successful candidate will have an interest in gender equality law and practice and an awareness of individuals, organisations and institutions working within this sector.  

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills. You will be confident in liaising with external agencies and with colleagues across the university and have the skills necessary to plan your own work and pro actively develop the Centre’s activities.

What we can offer you

The University of Southampton’s mission is to change the world for the better. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, it is renowned for its innovation and enterprise and sits within the top 1% of universities worldwide.

We offer some fantastic benefits including a generous leave policy (44 days leave per year FTE) and excellent family leave arrangements (including maternity, paternity, adoption, parental and carers leave). There is a wide variety on and off-campus of arts and cultural facilities, the sports complex and access to a range of staff discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers, including the cycle to work scheme.  

The University of Southampton is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for delivering world-class research and creating a community that values independent thought.  

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr Megan Pearson: m.r.pearson@soton.ac.uk 

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1812522JJ on all correspondence. 

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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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