Research Funding and Proposal Development Officer

University of Manchester

Applications are invited for a position of Research Funding and Proposal Development Officer in the School of Engineering at the University of Manchester. You will join a dynamic research environment at an exciting time to further develop the School’s research profile. You will be required to work closely with the existing Research Support Service teams, the School Head of Research and Deputy Heads of Research and academics across the School to assist with the preparation of substantial research proposals and grants, funded by a variety of funders (e.g. Industry, Charities, UKRI etc).  You will have a technical or business understanding of the field of Engineering, gained either in a higher education or industry setting, although experience across wider STEM disciplines would also be relevant.

Within your application, please ensure you use the ‘additional information’ section of the form to provide examples, demonstrating how you meet each of the essential (and, if applicable, desirable) criteria detailed within the person specification of the role description.  

The School of Engineering is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Charter for gender equality in higher education. The School recognises it’s good practice in relation to gender, including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff to achieve a good work-life balance.  Appointment will always be awarded on merit.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here ​​​​​​​

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Claire Huyton

Email: [email protected]

General enquiries:

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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