Research and Enterprise Executive (College of Life Sciences)

University of Leicester - Division of Research and Enterprise

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are one of the top universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

Working as part of the Division of Research and Enterprise, you will support the implementation of the University Research and Enterprise strategies. You will provide high level operational support for the development of Research and Enterprise opportunities within the College of Life Sciences Research and Enterprise Development team and will assist the College in achieving their income targets, through the identification of both internal and external opportunities, bid preparation, developing relationships with potential funders, and facilitating new business engagement opportunities.

As the ideal applicant, you will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Life Sciences and have experience of research grant applications process or development of commercial bids. You will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the current and future direction within the HE sector with regards to research and knowledge exchange funding as well as the benefits of research and knowledge exchange to commercial organisations. Experience of research and business development with clearly identifiable contributions to influencing the success of activity is essential.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Lucille Alexander on lga4@le.ac.uk or 0116 223 1718

The closing date for this post is midnight on 11th January 2018

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