UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

Research Strategy Coordinator - Aerospace Research Institute

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
Salary
£39,992 - £49,149 per annum
Posted
29 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Research Strategy Coordinator

University of Manchester

Manchester

£39,992 - £49,149 per annum (depending on experience)

Fixed Term - Starting as soon as possible for 2 years

Ref: S&E-11959

The Research Strategy Coordinator will lead the development and management of research related to the Aerospace Research Institute within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. This involves building relations within the University, Faculty, external agencies and industry to establish research and interdisciplinary collaborations that will raise the profile of the Institute. The Research Strategy Coordinator will identify funding opportunities as they arise from RCUK, government agencies, EU and Industry. The work will involve managing the bid preparation process, bid writing, responding to new business opportunities between Schools and maximising efficient use of resources. This will require a strong engineering background and good knowledge of the University research strategy and aerospace industrial needs at regional, national and international level.

The Faculty regards the development and implementation of an effective research strategy for the Aerospace Research Institute as key to its continuing success. You will work closely with the Institute’s Director and with the Faculty Research Strategy Team, which brings together research coordinators and business development managers to plan and promote opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary work. The University of Manchester offers attractive benefits with family friendly policies that provide for flexible working.  We care about career and personal development, offering a structured induction programme for new staff, an annual performance and development review, staff training for all career stages and mentoring opportunities to support.

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Closing date: 26 July 2018 at midnight.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.