PGR Entrepreneurial Development Officer

University of Birmingham

Fixed Term Contract – 2 Year Duration

Grade 7 - Full time starting salary is normally in the range £29,799 to £38,832. With potential progression once in post to £41,212 a year.

This newly created post at the University of Birmingham will develop and deliver entrepreneurial skills education and start-up support to the University’s current and recently graduated Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs).  Based in the University Graduate School, the post-holder will work closely with colleagues including the PG Careers Consultant (Careers Network), PGR Careers Advisor (University Graduate School) and the Business Start-Up Manager (Careers Network) to develop PGRs’ entrepreneurial skills.  This will enable PGRs to commercialise innovative ideas and/or world-class research knowledge, start up their own businesses, and increase their access to appropriate level employment.  The post-holder will build upon initiatives such as the University’s highly successful Postgraduate Enterprise Summer School to create entrepreneurial development opportunities for the University’s extensive and diverse PGR population.  The post will also enable PGRs to become involved in national and international student entrepreneur competitions, developing their skills and helping the PGRs increase their economic and societal impact.

To download the details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below, please quote Job Reference in all enquiries.  Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000 or visit: www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs

Valuing excellence; sustaining investment.

Share this job
     
  Share by Email   Print this job   More sharing options
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Location(s):

Midlands of England