Strategic Research & Knowledge Exchange Development Manager (Physical Sciences): University of Strathclyde

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Salary range: £40,792 - £50,132

Term: Open contract FTE: 1.0 (35 hours per week) 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the University of Strathclyde’s central research office, Research & Knowledge Exchange Services, which provides a range of professional services to: optimise the commercial potential of the University’s intellectual property; support funding applications; manage contractual agreements; and develop engagement with businesses, organisations and strategic partners.

Reporting to the Head of Research & KE Development, you will;

  • support detailed proposal development and client engagement with key funders of Research & Knowledge Exchange, with a particular focus on the Physical Sciences, and funding managed by UKRI including; Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, Strategic Priorities Fund, and the Regional Innovation and Growth agenda.
  • help drive the implementation of the University’s Research & Knowledge Exchange Strategy by working in close partnership with relevant academic leaders e.g. academic Directors of Strategic Themes/Clusters, Vice-Deans (Research, Knowledge Exchange), and Deputy Associate Principal (Research and Knowledge Exchange).
  • ensure that academic staff have the best quality intelligence, guidance and where appropriate bidding assistance in winning research and knowledge exchange awards and income needed to achieve the University’s Strategic Plan goals for Research and Knowledge Exchange.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Stephen Armstrong, Head of R&KE Development Service at or 0141 548 2598.

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Closing date: 
Sunday, January 27, 2019
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