INFINITY Commercialisation Partner (Fixed term)

University of Nottingham

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Social Sciences Faculty office
Location:  University Park

£57,696 to £70,897
per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 24 November 2023
Reference:  SOC504323

We are looking for outstanding candidates to deliver the next generation of financial technology innovations as part of the Inclusive Financial Technology (INFINITY) Hub at the University of Nottingham. The INFINITY hub is a new development by the university, initially funded by the Research England Connecting Capabilities Fund. The role will be responsible for developing ideas for application of research and development in financial services and working as part of a team to translate these into commercial prospects. The post holder will sustain and pursue a commercialisation plan in the areas of financial technology and financial services. Where appropriate, they will develop and win support for innovative research and knowledge exchange development proposals and funding bids.

The role holder will take the lead on, plan, develop and conduct individual and/or collaborative development/test and validation projects and proposals either as an individual or as part of a broader commercialisation programme. This will include acquiring, analysing, interpreting, and evaluating findings/data using approaches, techniques, models and methods selected or developed for the purpose. The role holder will also communicate complex and conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge and understanding as well as to peers, using high level skills and a range of media. 

Why work with us?

Generous holiday entitlement of 30 days plus standard bank holidays and five University closure days. 

A benefits package including a generous contributory pension scheme and the opportunity to take advantage of salary sacrifice options, enabling you to save money on childcare, shopping, and services. 

Our reward scheme grants bonuses of numerous values for exceptional work. 

We are committed to staff development through the provision of training, continued support, and career progression opportunities.  

This role is available on a fixed term basis until 31 August 2025. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however, applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Arrangements for job share may be considered. Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to John Gathergood, email [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.

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