|Salary:||£36,333 to £43,155|
|Placed On:||28th March 2023|
|Closes:||18th April 2023|
Research and Innovation is seeking an enthusiastic individual to provide a proactive and comprehensive School-facing service to support the ambitious growth of the University of Aberdeen’s internationally-funded research portfolio. Identifying international funding opportunities, providing expert advice and assistance in the development of research grant funding proposals, post award management and other aspects of bid support with the view of increasing the volume, quality and delivery of proposals.
Well organised, astute and highly motivated, we are looking for an individual to work both independently on your own initiative, and effectively as part of the Research Development Team and wider R&I. You'll be able to demonstrate an understanding of international funders, with a particular focus on European Commission calls, with experience of inputting into research bids. Ideally, the candidate will have experience of project management and working in an academic or funding body environment.
Duties will include supporting development of research partners, horizon scanning for international research funding opportunities, ensuring their effective dissemination, working with researchers and partners to develop suitable research applications, providing advice on all aspects of bid development, coordinating the grant application process, ensuring a timely set up of any required contracts and assisting with post award management to ensure compliance with funder’s terms.
You will be educated to degree or postgraduate qualification (or equivalent) as well as have significant and relevant work experience within a university, research funder or industry R&D setting.
You will have a good knowledge of the main international funders of research, with a track record of understanding funders’ guidelines, summarising technical information, and demonstrating attention to detail.
Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6, £36,333 - £43,155 per annum and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.
Informal enquiries should be made to Juliette Snow, Head of Research Development (email@example.com).
Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa. At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Patrycja Bromm, HR Adviser (Graduate Trainee) (e-mail: Patrycja.firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.
To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs
Job Reference Number: RAI112A
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 18 April 2023
The Directorate of Research and Innovation embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring. Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.
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