Research Administration Manager

University of St Mark & St John - The Research and Innovation Office

This post offers an excellent opportunity to support a team of leading academics in developing research, knowledge transfer and enterprise across the University.

The University of St Mark & St John undertakes research with impact and relevance to society and the economy, with a focus on health, education, sport and social advance. The University’s approach is based upon the principles of smart specialisation, bringing together subject knowledge, specialist research and sector priorities to create greater social and economic impact.

The post holder will be expected to take a proactive and creative approach to working with academics to provide expert advice in identifying opportunities for external research funding (including European funds) and give advice and support in pursuing these opportunities.  The successful candidate will also be expected to collect, collate and provide research data and management information for a variety of purposes and will administer both the University’s postgraduate research degree training and staff development programmes.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience of identifying and exploiting research opportunities, together with experience in supporting research grant administration and research bid writing.

For an informal discussion, please contact Human Resources to arrange a discussion with the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Research, Innovation & International, Professor Brendon Noble.

Closing date: Monday 19December 2016 at noon
Interview date: Thursday 12 January 2017

To apply for the position applicants are asked to complete the University application form.

Application forms and further details are available from the University website: http://www.marjon.ac.uk/about-marjon/employment-vacancies/ . Alternatively you can email Human Resources to request an application pack: recruitment@marjon.ac.uk or telephone: 01752 636844.

Completed application forms can be returned electronically to the above email address, or by post to: The Human Resources Office, University of St Mark & St John, Derriford Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BH.

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