Research Strategy Coordinator

Job Reference : S&E-11959
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 26/07/2018
Salary : £39,992 to £49,149 per annum (Depending on experience)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Aerospace Research Institute
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : Starting as soon as possible for 2 years

The Research Strategy Coordinator will lead the development and management of research related to the Aerospace Research Institute within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. This involves building relations within the University, Faculty, external agencies and industry to establish research and interdisciplinary collaborations that will raise the profile of the Institute. The Research Strategy Coordinator will identify funding opportunities as they arise from RCUK, government agencies, EU and Industry. The work will involve managing the bid preparation process, bid writing, responding to new business opportunities between Schools and maximising the efficient use of resources. This will require a strong engineering background and good knowledge of the higher education sector and aerospace industrial needs at regional, national and international level.

The Faculty regards the development and implementation of an effective research strategy for the Aerospace Research Institute as key to its continuing success. You will work closely with the Institute’s Director and with the Faculty Research Strategy Team, which brings together research coordinators and business development managers to plan and promote opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary work. The University of Manchester offers attractive benefits with family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working.  We care about career and personal development, offering a structured induction programme for new staff, an annual performance and development review, staff training for all career stages and mentoring opportunities to support

 As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

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General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

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Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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