|Salary:||£60,000 to £75,000|
|Placed On:||11th September 2023|
|Closes:||8th October 2023|
We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as Assistant Director, Commercial within Research and Innovation Services.
Main Purpose of Job:
Reporting to the Director of Research & Innovation Services (“RIS”), the post provides leadership for central Professional Services supporting the University’s new (2022) “Research with Impact” and “Engagement and Enterprise” Strategies. Overseeing and developing the 2 RIS teams with a commercial remit, the post-holder is accountable for supporting the two Vice-Principals (for Research, and Enterprise and Economic Transformation), the Deans of Schools and others with development and implementation of their relevant strategies for growth of commercial income, across all relevant activity including research, innovation, knowledge exchange and commercialisation.
The role requires energy and drive to lead major strategic industry initiatives for the University with Research & Innovation elements, including major economic development projects that have a “triple helix” funding model i.e. public sector, industry and University investment. The post-holder is also accountable for ensuring that she/he develops and maintains a high level of intelligence and influence with key external investors (primarily private but also including Scottish Enterprise) and commercial funders such as the R&D divisions of global companies etc.
To apply, please follow the online steps and submit a comprehensive CV along with a covering letter which sets out your interest in the role and encapsulates the aspects of your experience relevant to the required criteria. Please include current salary details and the names and contact details of three referees. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and only with your prior permission.
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