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Research Development Manager, ICT and Electronics

Research and Enterprise
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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
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40,792 - 48,677 a year
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The University of York’s Research and Enterprise Directorate has a successful Research Development Team, who work across all three Faculties to support the University Research Strategy by building internal capability, seeking and fostering external partnerships, and managing a strong pipeline of large and strategically important research proposals.

The successful candidate will undertake research development activities within the discipline area of ICT and Electronics, and will also build interdisciplinary collaborations across all three faculties to facilitate creation of ground breaking research and meet global challenges in new ways. This role is ideally suited to someone motivated and enthusiastic about University research, but not wanting to pursue an academic career themselves.

You will have good analytical skills that enable you to understand the research funding landscape, our capabilities and our uniqueness.  You will have excellent communication and influencing skills and be able to bring diverse groups together and synthesize ideas into coherent plans. You will enjoy managing a diverse workload, have a high degree of organisational skills and bring a positive attitude to team working.

Salary within the range: £40,792 - £48,677 per annum, on Grade 7 of the University’s salary scales.


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