Research Funding Officer, EU / Inter

Southampton, United Kingdom
£31,406 to £38,587 Per annum
11 May 2022
End of advertisement period
31 May 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Funding Development

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Tuesday 31 May 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1809122TW

The University of Southampton is a research-intensive University, with annual research income in excess of £120 million.  Research and Innovation Services (RIS) is recruiting a Research Funding Officer in its Research Funding Development team to support that success and to provide academic and research colleagues expert advice, guidance and bid support in European and International research funding.

We’re looking for a dynamic individual with a thorough understanding of European research funding to work alongside our academics in this key position. Of graduate calibre and a proven track-record of making things happen, you’ll advise and guide researchers (especially those new to securing international/European research funding) on the research funding landscape, schemes and application processes, with the view to developing high-quality proposals.  Astute and highly-motivated, you will call on your project management experience and knowledge of research funding to support Schools in maintaining their track-record in securing research funding.   

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Emma Winnell, Research Funding Manager (EU/International), email:

Our vision and mission at the University of Southampton is to have a community where staff and students feel welcome, supported and valued.  The Research & Innovation Services Department fosters a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, with the belief that excellence will be achieved through recognising the value of every individual.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please contact Michelle (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email  Please quote reference 1809122TW on all correspondence.