Research Development Manager EU/ International

University of Exeter - Research Services

This is a 0.5 FTE post, fixed term for 12 months maternity cover and available from 01/08/2017.

Salary commencing at Grade F, GBP 33,943 per annum pro rata.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

The University of Exeter has grown its research activity significantly over the last few years and, since joining the Russell Group of research-intensive universities in 2012, has made a step change in its research income and earnings performance, research quality, numbers of research students and knowledge transfer activities. The Research Services Directorate is a key enabler to the delivery of the University's Research and Impact Strategy, a successful next REF submission and meeting research income targets.

This role is within the Research Development and Management pillar and the post holder will work as part of the EU/International cluster. This team covers Horizon 2020 funding and other European and International funders of research.

The post holder will work as part of the team of Research Development & Management and Research Finance specialists in the provision of research development and management support and advice to academics across the research project lifecycle from idea to impact, supporting both the research development and financial elements.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, free yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website www.exeter.ac.uk/thesouthwest for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

For further information, please contact Enda Clarke, email e.clarke@exeter.ac.uk, or telephone 01392 723744.  Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 14th August 2017.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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