Research Development Manager

King's College London - Faculty of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (NMS)

The salary will be paid at Grade 7, £41,212 to £49,149 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance.

The Research Development Manager will work to increase research performance and funding in the Faculty of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (NMS) which includes the departments of Physics, Maths, Informatics and Chemistry.  Key functions will be strengthening relationships with funding bodies, providing advice and support to academic staff, operational running of internal sifting of proposals, contributing to research strategy development and monitoring research performance. Research Development Managers (RDMs) act as a first point of contact for academic colleagues who are considering applying for external research funding. The post holder will be comfortable working independently and as part of a team. The successful candidate will be able to learn and understand the research strengths and for funding. The post holder will need to understand and be sensitive to both the needs of the applicants, and the resource implications that the project will have for the Faculty. S/he will be proactive in taking the lead on new initiatives and will also work in collaboration with colleagues across the Research Development and Support unit to develop and deliver various weaknesses of the Faculty of Natural and Mathematical Sciences at King’s and combine that with their knowledge of the research agendas of funding agencies to identify opportunities projects designed to boost research grant capture.

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight, 4 February 2018.  Interviews will be held on w/c 19th February 2018. Applicants may be asked to give a short presentation before the panel interview.

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight, 4 February 2018.

Research, Professional Services, Natural & Mathematical Sciences, Informatics, Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Maths.

The selection process will include competency based questions, a presentation, and a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing: 19th February 2018.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Dr Camilla Darling via

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 4 February 2017

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