|Salary:||£45,585 to £54,395 per annum|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||26th October 2023|
Enterprise and Innovation is a central theme of the work of the MPLS Division. Within it Begbroke Science park is home to 30 companies who are co-located with 20 research groups. The division administers £7 million from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)’s Impact Acceleration Account (IAA), which supports the ‘best, brightest and most disruptive ideas’ from UK research institutions, including funding for engineering and physical science innovation. The Enterprise Training and Development Programme runs a highly acclaimed multifaceted programme including flagship courses for enterprising women such as RisingWISE and SeedWISE.
We are looking for a high-calibre individual to head up the MPLS Enterprise Training and Development Programme: https://www.mpls.ox.ac.uk/training/enterprise
We provide high quality training and development opportunities for doctoral (DPhil) students, research staff and academics based in the MPLS departments. The Enterprise Programme is an established programme of enterprise resources, training and networks for doctoral students and research staff that supports and enables researchers to develop enterprising approaches to their research, and entrepreneurial skills that can be applied to their work. The programme is multi-faceted and consists of a suite of core training courses and resources together with broader activities and interventions designed to establish and build mutually beneficial links between research and other sectors.
The Enterprise Programme forms an integral part of the Division’s Researcher Training and Development programme www.mpls.ox.ac.uk/training. We offer a range of courses and interventions designed to help researchers to maximise their potential and develop successful careers.
The purpose of this role is to manage and further develop both the strategic approach to enterprise in the division, and to plan, manage and deliver the programme. You will need an in-depth knowledge of the enterprise and innovation landscape in academia, together with experience of developing, implementing and delivering training programmes and courses. We are a small team who feel strongly about the importance and impact of our work, and the people we provide training for. This role will work closely with us so you will also need to demonstrate you ability to work closely with and collaborate effectively in a team context.
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