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Research Development Advisor

University of Cambridge - Cambridge Research Office

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £29,176-£34,804
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th August 2021
Closes: 26th September 2021
Job Ref: EW27878

Department/Location: Cambridge Research Office

Salary: £29,176-£34,804

Reference: EW27878

Closing date: 26 September 2021

The Research Office are looking for two enthusiastic Research Development Advisors to join the Research Development group for the Clinical Medicine team.

As a member of the Research Office team, you will work alongside departments and academics, other Research Development posts and Research Operations staff to pro-actively facilitate, cost, draft and submit research grant applications.

You will provide proactive research support across the University to drive high quality funding applications. To have a lead role in providing advice on and supporting the preparation and costing of research bids; identify and help mitigate risk and submit research grants to funders and liaison with external parties as appropriate. 

You will assist the Research Development Manager with the delivery of a staff development programme, supporting training for both departmental and research office staff, and supporting research strategy planning for departments. 

You will be have a strong interpersonal and financial awareness. Having knowledge and experience of research support activities in Higher Education is essential alongside background in research funding or grants administration. You would need to be able to work independently and ability to prioritise workloads as well as managing conflicting deadlines. A degree level and project management experience are desirable.

If you would like to have an informal chat or ask any questions about this role, please contact Heather Ramsay (

We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from BAME background for this vacancy.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

Closing Date: 26th Sep 2021

Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be scheduled shortly after the application closing date. Interviews are likely to be conducted by MS Teams

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact

Please quote reference EW27878 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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