Research and Enterprise Projects Coordinator

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
£24,174 - £28,756 per annum
19 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Maternity Cover
Full Time

University of the West of Scotland

Research Services

Paisley Campus

Research and Enterprise Projects Coordinator REQ001323

Maternity Cover 12 months

Grade 4:  £24,174 - £28,756 per annum

Full-time, 35 Hours per week

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is one of the country’s largest modern universities and aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the West of Scotland, and beyond. UWS has a distinctive multi campus portfolio, with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Lanarkshire, London and Paisley and over 100 international partners.

The University of the West of Scotland is a leading-edge modern university driving an ambitious strategy for high quality teaching and excellence in research, and innovation, with a global engagement agenda to reflect the needs of the 21st century workplace. UWS Strategy 2025 marks an exciting new chapter for the University. We dare to dream big and, despite current challenges, are aiming for UWS, by 2050, to be recognised as a world leading university ranked inside the top 200.

The Research Services department is looking for an enthusiastic individual to take on a varied administrative role across research services with a strong focus on developing social media channels and maintaining systems to support research income generation and client and funder liaison. The post holder will provide advice and support to academics on policy and procedures for and costing for grants and support the wider team with tender preparations and projects.

Educated to HND level or equivalent, you must have experience of providing outstanding customer service and monitoring and reporting and database management, ideally from an HE environment. Excellent communications skills are essential, and you should be self-motivated and keen to develop new skills. This maternity cover post will also be attractive to someone who is good with numbers, database maintenance and has an eye for detail, seeking a first post in the challenging and rewarding world of research administration management.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Alistair Morrison Tel 0141 848 3520 or by email to

Further information, including details of how to apply, is available at at

Closing Date:             Thursday 4 November 2021

Interview Date:          Thursday 18 November 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520