Research Development Officer

London (GB)
03 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Development Officer 2 Posts
Greenwich Research & Enterprise
Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway
£32,004 to £37,075 plus £4623 London weighting per annum (London Weighting will only be paid for postholders based at Greenwich and Avery Hill Campus)
Contract Type:  Permanent 
Closing Date:  Friday 20 October 2017
Interview Date:  Thursday 16 November 2017 
Reference:  1475-E-E

The University of Greenwich has a growing reputation. One of the largest universities in the capital by student numbers, we are widely recognised for the quality of our learning and teaching, research that is internationally recognised and the experiences our students enjoy. We are an international student community of people from over 175 countries and a leader in transnational education.

Our research portfolio is brimming with ambition, relevance and practical application. Pioneering discoveries made at Greenwich benefit people and organisations in many areas of life and work – helping industries, societies and communities continue competing, improving and evolving. Our research influences and enhances health, education, science, engineering, computing and social policy. Our mission is to inspire society and the world through discovering, applying and sharing knowledge.

The Greenwich Research and Enterprise (GRE) directorate is the underpinning professional services division that supports academic colleagues in the delivery of this portfolio. GRE is now seeking to recruit outstanding individuals to become part of a flexible and dynamic team of multi-skilled support professionals. Each role will provide proactive support to academic researchers based in a specific Faculty or more widely, assisting in the securing of research and enterprise income, and delivering impact from those endeavours. The roles will also include element of building the capability and expertise of the researcher base.

This role of the Research Development Officer (RDO) is to proactively support academic colleagues to continue the growth in research income from private and public funding sources, by taking the lead in ensuring that the proposals are of the highest possible quality, providing project management support for University of Greenwich co-ordinated bids, provision of non-scientific texts, costing and budget development, facilitating the peer review process, and a proposal read-through service.

One post holder will be based at Medway campus and one post holder will be split between Greenwich and Avery Hill campuses. Please specify in the "Additional Information" section of the application your prefered location. Please note the post based at Medway will not attract London Weighting.
Please contact Neil Cormack-Bissett ( for further information.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.   

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