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Research Development Manager (Business and Law)

King's College London - Arts & Sciences Research Office (within the Research Management & Innovation Directorate)

Location: London
Salary: £45,259 to £53,355 per annum (inclusive of £3,223 London Allowance)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th October 2018
Closes: 18th November 2018
Job Ref: G7/RTJ/2048/18-HT

The salary will be paid at Grade 7, £45,259 to £53,355 per annum (inclusive of £3,223 London Allowance)

This post will be indefinite

The Research Development Manager will work to increase research performance and funding in two Faculties: King’s Business School, and The Dickson Poon School of Law. Key functions include: strengthening relationships with funding bodies, providing advice and support to academic staff, operational running for internal sifts 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, and play a major role in the development and coordination of large, collaborative proposals. They meet with academics to provide advice on: framing their research idea as a research project, scoping requirements for a particular project, providing advice and feedback on application drafts, and ensuring that the application is directed to the most appropriate funder and meets the scheme priorities and requirements. They are also responsible for providing strategic guidance to their Faculties as it relates to research development.

The post-holder will work within the Arts & Sciences Research Office, on the Strand campus.

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

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact: Dr Camilla Darling, the Head of the Arts & Sciences Research Office, on

To apply, please register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.

We will not accept curriculum vitae in isolation and you must complete the required application form for your application to be considered.

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