Research Development Officer (Physical Sciences & Engineering)

Cardiff University - Research & Innovation Services

You will be employed as a Research Development Officer in the Research and Innovation Services Department.

You will facilitate and develop research undertaken across the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, providing advice, guidance and specialist support, and leading projects within this area. You will join a well-established Research Development team with joint responsibility for managing the portfolio of work across relevant academic schools.

You will also support joint working with the University’s Colleges of Biomedical and Life Sciences and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences and fulfil a cross-cutting role in supporting the work of the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation & Engagement.

You will be pro-active in supporting research funding applications and related activities in academic schools which already have international reputations for research excellence and are major generators of external research income to the University.

The focus of your activities will be strongly influenced by Cardiff University’s The Way Forward strategy, the Research, Innovation & Engagement sub-strategy and the College Delivery Plan. Your work will directly support the achievement of the University’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for research. Operationally, the Research Development team’s Delivery Plan will determine your priorities.

This position is available immediately and is part-time (0.6 fte) and fixed term until 13 April 2018

INTERNAL SECONDMENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POST.

Salary: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum (Grade 6)

Closing date: Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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