Knowledge Transfer Facilitator

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 January 2021 in the first instance.

Salary £29,799 - £38,833, pro rata, per annum, 0.4 FTE, with limit of tenure until 31 January 2021

The Faculty is looking to appoint a dynamic and creative Knowledge Transfer Facilitator to promote and co-ordinate the Faculty's impact and public engagement activities.

The key objectives for this new role are: 

  • Support for the Director of Impact and the Impact Committee and help implement the Faculty's Impact Strategy.
  • Proactively seek to engage the interest of researchers in knowledge transfer activities derived from their research.
  • Facilitate and promote knowledge transfer activities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including major research sponsors, government departments and other policy makers.
  • Develop and deliver strategy for dissemination of outputs and knowledge exchange and to develop and deliver a communication strategy.
  • Provide support for and proactively engage researchers in the preparation of impact case studies.

The jobholder will be expected to work 2 days per week, exact hours and days to be agreed. 

Leave entitlement will be 33 days per annum, pro rata, plus bank holidays. Holidays are not normally taken during term time.

This is a 0.4 FTE post, with funding available until 31 January 2021 with the possibility of extension.

Location: The Faculty of Economics is located on Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge

Interview date to be confirmed.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available via the link below. Informal questions by email to the Director of Impact, Dr Toke Aidt,

Please quote reference JH14196 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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