Research Funding Manager

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire (GB)
£43,267 - £50,132
08 May 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time



Salary £43,267 - £50,132

Full time, Permanent

Teesside University is a vibrant, modern university in the North East of England, with a reputation for academic excellence and for an outstanding student and learning experience, informed by engagement with research, business and the professions. £300m of investment will transform our campus and facilities over the next ten years.

We are looking to recruit an exceptional Research Funding Manager to join our Research and Innovation Services department.

Responsible for driving bidding across the University, you will: provide advice to academic colleagues on research funding, deliver training on grantsmanship, support staff in preparing bids for external funding, and report to the Director of Research and Innovation Services, Associate Deans (Research and Innovation) and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) on the funding horizon, bidding volume, success rates and income.  

A proactive individual, with an understanding of the research landscape you will work in partnership with researchers, Research and Innovation Services, the Department for Academic Enterprise and liaise with Research Funders to support delivery of the University’s research strategy in relation to funding.

Successful candidates will have access to training and opportunities to develop their professional networks and national profile. 

Teesside University is committed to equality, diversity and inclusivity; it holds an HR Excellence in Research award, an Athena SWAN Bronze Award, Investors In People Gold status, is in the Stonewall Top 100 and holds Disability Confident, Level 2 status. In March 2019, the University pledged to develop new civic agreements as part of the Civic University movement, and to embedding this approach across the regional, national and international communities it serves.

The Tees Valley is an enjoyable place to live – in the heart of the North of England’s coastline and countryside, with easy access to Durham, Newcastle and York.

Apply now if you would like to join us. For an informal discussion contact

Job Reference: T1496                             

Closing date: 2 June 2019

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