Research Assistant, Eco-I North West
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research
Salary: £33,797 - £40,323 per annum
Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date: 09/08/2020
Ref No: 2998
Documents: 2998 JD Research Assistant Eco-I NW.pdf(PDF, 300.96kb)
The Faculty of Engineering & Technology seeks to appoint a Research Assistant to the Eco-I North West project.
The Eco-I North West project is a business support project, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. You will be responsible for delivering commercial opportunities and exploitation routes to support business growth and increase productivity for SMEs within the project. This project runs to June 2023 subject to the approval of ERDF funding.
You will support the Eco-I North West project to deliver an extensive programme of support to a high and measurable standard by identifying suitable businesses for engagement in the project, the identification of funding opportunities, and the development of funding applications for SMEs including bid writing.
Key to this role will be supporting the co-ordination of a substantial number of business-university collaborations that lead to long-term relationships and successful and tangible outcomes, working with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders and partner organisations.
In addition, you will also be involved in raising the profile and promoting the activities of the project, supporting the implementation of targeted marketing campaigns and planning and attending key events, seminars and networking opportunities.
The School/ department is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Gender Equality charter for promoting the career of Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post and all appointments will be made on merit
This is a fixed term position up to 30 June 2023 Subject to Funding.
Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.