Knowledge Exchange Associate, Engineering

Bristol, United Kingdom
£37,345 to £42,036 per annum
01 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School Research and Enterprise Development
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £37,345 to £42,036 per annum
Closing date for applications 18-Nov-2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the University of Bristol for a Knowledge Exchange Associate to advance the impact of the University's engineering research. If you have experience of developing the applications of research in business, charities, the public sector or in a university then this role could be for you.

This post will focus on the Faculty of Engineering and work in a team with colleagues who support the University’s other five Faculties. The post-holder will take on inter-disciplinary projects, and should be able to work in any field or Faculty. The role will involve developing new partnerships with businesses, civil society organisations, communities and the public sector, supporting our EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account and developing funding proposals to InnovateUK and other agencies. You may find yourself building new ideas for impact with researchers, conducting market research, brokering new partnerships and working with organisations in any sector of the economy and society.

You should have a good understanding of research impact in the UK and be able to demonstrate experience of working in or with different types of organisations. We are interested in hearing from candidates from a wide range of professional and academic backgrounds.

Informal enquiries can be made to Andrew Wray (

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 18th November 2018

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.