University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Research Development Officer

Research Development Officer Research and Knowledge Exchange Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Salary: £33,966 to £38,205 per annum Closing Date: Sunday 14 April 2024 Interview Date: Thursday 25 April 2024 Reference: RK5017-24-101

The University of Brighton's research pre-award team are looking for a Research Development Officer to join our dynamic and busy department - Research and Knowledge Exchange (RaKE).

As the successful post-holder, you will work as part of a specialist team, supporting research bid development. With responsibility for a portfolio of projects being developed for bids for external research funding, the Research Development Officer will horizon-scan for funding opportunities, matching them to academic expertise, assist with all aspects of bid development including budgeting and help in drafting sections of proposals. You will represent the department on School Research and Knowledge Exchange Committees and contribute to the Research Development training programme.

As the successful applicant, you will have excellent written and oral communication skills and a good understanding of the research environment. Additionally, you will have:

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details of this post, and the skills and experience that you will need to be successful. the post is eligible for agile working, meaning that you will be able to work some days remotely, with agreement from your manager.

We welcome applications from candidates seeking to job share.

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  • Job Description
  • The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

    For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

    Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

    Job details


    Research Development Officer


    University of Brighton


    United Kingdom


    March 28, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 14, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Founded as the Brighton College of Art in 1858, the University of Brighton attained the university status in 1992. It is a quadri-campus public university.  The Faculty of Arts & Architecture and School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences are the subsidiaries of the University of Brighton. It currently holds a student strength of more than 20,000. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship and top-up programs. M. Phil, Ph.D., and professional doctorate degree courses are also offered.

    With campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne on the south coast of England, the university is multi-disciplinary in its approach. The broad academic departments include subjects like Applied Social Sciences; Architecture & Design; Art; Business; Computing, Engineering & Mathematics; Education; Environment & Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities; Media; Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences; and Sport & Service Management. Also, it maintains Doctoral College; Language Institute and Medical School.

    The University of Brighton is the storehouse of several valid academic research programs, designed for solving practical problems and improving the lives of the general public. The institution is known to prepare its students for handling real-life problems by imparting training through its activities and curriculum. There are career centers in the university, guiding and mentoring students to acquire jobs based on their individual skills.

    The university has several scholarship facilities for both national and international candidates. It offers University International Scholarships, Sports Scholarships, and Merit Scholarships. The yearly end-of-the-year assessments are taken into consideration for awarding scholarships.

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