Training and Development Manager – Knowledge Exchange: University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is seeking an individual with experience and understanding of university knowledge exchange to manage the University’s on-line Knowledge Exchange Hub, a resource for the academic community on all things KE-related, and to develop, co-ordinate and manage activities supporting KE training and development for the academic community.  This includes the formulation and co-ordination of KE training programmes, on-line content for the KE Hub and the support for KE-related events and networks.

Candidates will be educated to degree level and ideally hold a postgraduate qualification in a STEM discipline or considerable experience of working in a STEM research environment and have teaching or training experience from a relevant context. Individuals will need to be creative and innovative self-starters with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

The incumbent will be based in the Technology Transfer Office but will have a close working relationship with colleagues in the Researcher Academy, which is responsible for delivering research-based training and development to the academic community.

The outputs of the Nottingham Impact Accelerator are expected to make a significant contribution to the University’s standing in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the Knowledge Exchange Framework and institutional HEIF allocation as well as benefitting the University reputationally and increasing KE- income from industrial engagement and IP-related activities.

Based on the University’s Innovation Park at Jubilee campus, post-holders can enjoy a highly attractive working environment with excellent amenities.

This position is on a permanent, full-time contract basis, with applications for part-time working considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Susan Huxtable, tel: 0115 8466388 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information follow this link

Closing date: 
Friday, February 26, 2021
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