Research Development Officer

University of Leicester - Division of Research and Enterprise

Corporate Services
Research and Enterprise Division

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 Research Development team in the Research and Enterprise Division (RED), you will provide an underpinning operational contribution to the activities of the team, with a particular focus on international research development (including European opportunities), including scoping the University’s core strategic offer for international research and innovation, horizon-scanning for new funding streams and opportunities; bid preparation; developing relationships with potential funders; and developing materials and resources to support successful grant capture.

As the ideal applicant, you will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects and demands on your time in a busy environment. Experience of research support in an academic environment including research proposal development is essential.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Paula Gurteen, Head of Research Development on pmg24@le.ac.uk or 0116 2523630.

The closing date for this post is midnight on 5th February 2018.

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