Research Development Advisor

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Company: Heriot-Watt University

Department: Research and Enterprise Services

Salary: £31,604 to £38,883

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Professional or Managerial

Phone: +44-23 4765289

Fax: +44-1279 3744384

E-mail: N\A


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Research & Enterprise Services (RES) is the research development, knowledge exchange, IP and contracts department for Heriot-Watt University. RES supports academics and other researchers as well as senior managers in establishing relationships with funders, research governance, assessment & management, and developing collaborative links between industry and academia.

Applications are invited for the role of Research Development Advisor. This will be an open-ended post within the Research Development Team in Research & Enterprise Services. We provide the principle source of advice and support for researchers including finding funding, developing and improving proposals, costing, and coordination of submission.

The successful candidate will liaise with other University sections, project partners and funders. We are looking for a highly organised individual with good communication and financial skills, and some experience of research support, preferably in universities or relevant industry. The prime function of the post will be to provide researchers with direct and indirect support in developing, costing and managing proposals to ensure they are handled as efficiently as possible and ensuring maximum recovery of costs to the University. In addition, the post-holder will be in a position to provide pre-competitive development work to add value to the research development process. We would particularly welcome those with some experience of EC and/or other international funding applications.

You will be educated to degree standard or have equivalent experience (e.g. ARMA membership or attendance at ARMA events)

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website:

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