Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent full-time
Salary See description
Updated 3 days ago
Excellent opportunity for a Research Development Manager in Queens University.
Research Development Manager (MHLS)
Research and Enterprise
Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.
Research Managers play an integral role in supporting the growth of the University’s research portfolio. The post holder will operate individually, and as part of a team across the University, and will be responsible for developing and leading a strategic approach to research funding. The focus of this role is to grow the portfolio of grants from government (National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Research & Innovation UK) and other research funders including medical research charities through strategic engagement to identify and support relevant funding opportunities for researchers from the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences.
This role will offer the opportunity to work in partnership with senior academics to deliver strategic research objectives. The role will require the development of effective relationships with research funders, internal promotion of funding opportunities, the co-development and facilitation of cross-faculty and collaborative research bids, and the optimisation of approaches to respond to opportunities and secure external funding.
The successful candidate must have:
Anticipated interview date: Friday 19 July 2019
Salary scale: £40,792 – £50,132 per annum (potential to progress to £53,175 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)
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Closing date: Monday 24 June 2019
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability