Knowledge Exchange Manager

University of Essex - Research and Enterprise Office


With the emergence of the industrial strategy, the role of Universities in providing support to business has never had greater importance. The University of Essex has an exciting opportunity to join our Enterprise Team within the Research and Enterprise Office at the Colchester campus to support our activity in this area. The successful applicant will have an understanding University research environment and/or commercial R&D.

Duties of the Role

The role holder will work closely with academic colleagues in the Departments of Maths and Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE) to develop business relationships that will allow impact to be achieved and external income to be leveraged. Whilst focusing on these departments, innovation projects may be interdisciplinary spanning the three faculties of the University.

Skills and Qualifications Required

With a technical appreciation of AI (including machine learning, natural language processing and computer vision), embedded systems and other research areas, you will develop new relationships with businesses that can benefit from this innovation support in these areas and work with academic colleagues to put in place consultancy and contract research projects. Applicants are required to be educated to degree level and have a degree in a relevant science/ engineering subject as well as experience of stakeholder relationship management.

The role is advertised as full time but 4 days per week could be considered.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here. 

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