Research Partnerships Manager (Health)

Queen Mary University of London - Research Services Department

Research Partnerships Manager (Health)

Queen Mary University of London is going places. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework ranked us in the UK’s top 10 multi-disciplinary Universities, with our Medicine and Dentistry ranked in the UK’s top 5 for research quality. We aim to go higher and are attracting some of the brightest minds from across the world.

We are now looking to appoint a Research Partnerships Manager to support our Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in its relationships with businesses, focusing on the development of research partnerships through collaborative R&D schemes and strategic initiatives.

Reporting to the Senior Partnerships Manager (Health), the post-holder will be part of an established Business and Partnerships Team that is part of Queen Mary’s Research Services Directorate. They will work closely with our academic community, providing a high level of client focus, to develop and maintain key partnerships and commercial opportunities. This will require the identification of business partners and funding opportunities; attending and organizing relevant meetings and events; supporting high quality research bids and advising on opportunities to develop research and Knowledge Exchange activities.

The successful candidate will have exceptional communication and relationship management skills, alongside a proactive, creative approach to resourcing academic research. You will have experience of working at the interface between public and private sectors, ideally gained through working in a similar role in a research intensive University or commercial environment.

The post is full time and permanent with a starting salary of £44,815 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Cath Lavery at

Information about the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry can be found at

Application enquiries can be directed to

For further details and to make an application please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 31 October 2016. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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