Research development

Research Development Officer job at LINCOLN UNIVERSITY

Research and industrial partnerships

Location: lincoln

Salary: From £34,304 per year
This position is full-time at 37 hours per week and permanent

Closing Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022

Date of interview: Monday, April 25, 2022

Reference: EL1160C

This is a great opportunity to support the development, access and success of external funding applications. Work with a collaborative and supportive team to help the University identify external funding opportunities, to maximize our local, regional and international expertise.

We are looking for a proactive individual with transferable skills. Experience in supporting externally funded projects, at the application or project management stage would be ideal. The role will work with the team to source, disseminate and support the process of external funding applications, the ability to digest and interpret complex documentation is essential. We are looking for candidates who are effective communicators, who can meet deadlines under pressure and who have a passion for supporting the University.

This is a dynamic, fast-paced role, with considerable interaction with a wide range of stakeholders to develop effective networks and a flexible support service that responds to the fluctuating nature of funding calls. The position will support our European and international portfolio, as well as regional and national funding opportunities.

This position is an integral part of our Research and Enterprise department and will lead intelligence gathering in the areas of external revenue generation alongside his team. The role will also support the universities’ broader revenue generation goals, working with business incubation and industry partnership teams, and key college contacts who lead revenue diversification. The role will contribute to the wider goals of the University, in particular the development and implementation of the University’s research and industrial strategy. This will be achieved through proactive targeting of potential funding sources, preparation and submission of external funding requests and stakeholder engagement.

The University of Lincoln looks to the future where we serve and grow our local, national, and international communities by creating useful knowledge and research, confident and creative graduates, and a vibrant and engaged workforce. We will achieve this through a culture of enterprise and innovation.

For more information or an informal chat about the role, please contact Lyndsey Kemsley (