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Research and Innovation Development Officer/Manager in Healthcare Technologies

University of Leeds - Engineering Faculty Offices

Location: Leeds
Salary: £32,548 to £47,722 p.a. (Grade 7 to Grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th August 2018
Closes: 3rd September 2018
Job Ref: ENGFO1115

Are you an experienced and ambitious Research and Innovation Development Professional looking to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive universities? Would you like to help progress engineering and healthcare technology research and innovation opportunities? Are you a confident leader capable of building excellent working relationships with academic colleagues? 

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to work alongside both the Faculty of Engineering’s Research and Innovation Service (ERIS), who support academics across the Faculty of Engineering, and Institutes within the Faculty, such as the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, who support nationally leading research and innovation in medical technologies. You will play a key role working alongside other Faculty-based support to develop new interdisciplinary opportunities for Engineering and Healthcare Technologies research and innovation that will maximise research impact and external income. You will identify new national and international funding and impact opportunities and support academic staff to develop successful inter-disciplinary research and innovation proposals.

If you are appointed at University of Leeds grade 7, a personal development plan will be put in place, which is anticipated to run over a three-year timescale. On satisfactory completion of this plan, you will be in a position to advance to University of Leeds grade 8.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Dr Ceri Williams, Director of Research and Innovation Development who is leading the development of Healthcare Technologies Strategic Research and Innovation programme.
Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 6050  or email:

For additional information on working in the R&I Development team in ERIS contact:
Dr Karen Steenson, ERIS (Engineering Research & Innovation Service) Manager 
Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 2057 or email:

Further information

The Faculty of Engineering is proud to have been awarded the Athena Swan Silver Award from the Equality Challenge Unit, the national body that promotes equality in the higher education sector. Our equality and inclusion webpage provides more information.

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