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Position: Rapid Engaged Action Team (REACT) Lead
Institution: University of Bath
Department: Department for Health
Location: Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom
Duties: The Rapid Engaged Action Team (REACT) Lead at Bath will be responsible for coordinating Bath’s involvement in the REACT team. You will respond to contemporary issues by bringing together all the pre-gathered intelligence, conducting your own further research and writing this up for publication, using a number of different outlets depending on the situation (publication types outlined above). The job could well involve significant overseas travel and you may also be required to provide technical assistance to the incountry team, which may also involve travel at short notice, etc
Requirements: Educated to degree level. PhD degree in subject area of direct relevance for the project, or equivalent significant relevant experience and professional qualification. Postgraduate qualification in a relevant subjec or work experience in news, health investigative, environmental, business/finance, legal journalism or work experience in NGO external affairs/political advocacy. Experience of undertaking analytical policy related/relevant research OR serious, in depth investigations into public health or business related issues. Demonstrated significant depth and breadth of specialist knowledge of subject matter to contribute to research programmes. Experience of communicating work to range of audiences. Track record of peer reviewed academic publications and conference presentations or in depth, analytical news pieces in specialist or general print media or high level policy relevant reports. Excellent interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively with staff at all levels of seniority, and to a wide range of stakeholders. Ability to organise and prioritise own workload to meet required deadlines. Ability to write research reports and to effectively disseminate outcomes. Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills. Capacity to manage and prioritise a high workload, often working to tight deadlines. Proficiency in IT skills (as appropriate to discipline). Commitment to working within professional and ethical codes of conduct. Innovation and developing creative solutions. Commitment to excellence in research. Enthusiasm and self-motivation. Tenacity – working to achieve own and team objectives and to overcome obstacles. Ability to be an effective team worker. Commitment to safe working practices
   
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