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Reference: A3924Description: Research & Innovation are looking to recruit a Specialist Advisor.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to contribute to the mission of the Directorate which is; to drive the commercial exploitation of research and knowledge transfer opportunities in order to deliver significant added value to the university, the wider economy and community.
Research and Innovation provides a one-stop-shop for the university's academic staff in matters associated with research, innovation and knowledge transfer and acts as a focal point for the university's engagement with external partners and stakeholders. The Specialist Advisor position will be based in the Research Gateway Team within the Directorate and support academics looking to undertake consultancy and other funded programmes of work.
The main function of this role is; to manage all aspects of each project including, as appropriate, identifying the project opportunity, working with academic colleagues to competitively tender for a contract, contract negotiation, securing funding, staffing, finances, resources, risk management and commercialisation of intellectual property. A particularly important aspect of this role is establishing and maintaining client relationships and ensuring client quantitative and qualitative targets are achieved.
Additionally you will be expected to contribute to Directorate development activities.This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week, and is fixed-term to cover a period of maternity leave which is anticipated to be for approximately 12 months. The post will however be considered as a part time post working 29.6 hours.
Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's career in STEMM academia.
Job DescriptionRegion: Location: PlymouthSalary: £32277 to £37394 pa-Grade 7Package: Fixed-term