Knowledge Exchange Development Associate

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
£36,613 to £41,212 per annum
30 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

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

This post will focus on the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law 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 ESRC 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 ( and Frances Frith (

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Wednesday 20th June 2018; it is expected that interviews will take place on 9th July 2018.

This post has been previously advertised: previous candidates need not apply.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.