Goldsmiths University of London

Goldsmiths University of London

Research Grant Writer

United Kingdom

Closing in 10 days

Research Grant Writer


Research and knowledge Exchange

Vacancy Type



Full Time


£43,036 - £47,952

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Jennie San [email protected]

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  • The Department of Research and Knowledge Exchange supports: the development of research and knowledge exchange bids; post award management (including statutory reporting); the University's compliance with research-related codes of conduct and regulatory requirements; business enterprise and knowledge transfer, IP and spin outs; the University's REF submission; and civic, policy and public engagement.

    The role holder will be responsible for providing grant writing support to academic staff, to help improve the University's performance in terms of external grant capture, with a particular focus on large and complex research funding proposals. They will be expected to work across all of the College's disciplines and all research funding bodies, including UKRI and its councils, the UK national academies, the Leverhulme Trust, the Welcome Trust, and the European Commission. They will work collaboratively with academic and non- academic project partners to develop competitive bids for external research funding and will in particular take leadership on the writing of non-academic content and supporting information.

    Working with colleagues within the Research and Knowledge Exchange Department, the role holder will also contribute to the development and implementation of improved researcher training for grant-writing and grant management, to help enhance the capacity of Goldsmiths to secure and administer increased research grant income, and to support the career development of researchers and the research environment within which they operate.

    We are seeking a motivated professional, with an established track record of securing external grant income, preferably working within a research environment. Flexible and versatile, the role holder will have proven communication, collaboration and numeracy skills. They will build and sustain effective relationships and be adept at exploiting new opportunities.

    Job details


    Research Grant Writer


    Goldsmiths University of London


    United Kingdom


    September 19, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 15, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Established in 1904, Goldsmiths University of London is an open research institution that is associated with the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK. Earlier, it was known as the Goldsmiths Technical and Recreative Institute. Later on, after becoming a part of the University of London, it was renamed to its current name. The university received its royal charter in 1990. The university was built and designed by the famous architect, Reginald Blomfield. During the 1960s, the university witnessed a rapid growth in the number of enrolments. In the same year, the university began its diploma courses in textile, sculpture, and painting. In 1980, it began offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in various fields under arts and humanities.

    The library of the university holds thousands of books, journals, and research papers. The university also allows access to the electronic resources at the library. The campus features a huge lecture theatre, cafe, seminar halls, and digital teaching rooms. Students are provided with a peaceful learning environment at the campus. Further, the campus houses the Department of Media & Communications and the Institute for Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship. Also, the campus has a seven-story building that features a studio, the center for computation & culture, and the Department of Art. The campus also provides student's accommodation facilities.

    The institution offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. The academic curriculum of the university includes the Department of Design, Department of Media & Communications, the Department of Sociology, the Department of Art & Humanities, Department of Anthropology, and the Department of Music. The departments have various courses that give students a wide scope to choose among the subjects according to their area of interest. The university is in partnership with about 1,500 schools and colleges. This allows students to go for the student's exchange program and learn about a different curriculum. Students also get the chance to work as interns under professionals.

    The university has a list of notable alumni that includes Damon Albarn (Singer and song-writer), John Allum (Entrepreneur), Kalki Koechlin (French actress and writer), Felix Alvarez (Social activist), John Austin (Politician), Kathleen Brien (Famous Singer), Pete Hoida (Poet and Artist), Alex Zane (Television presenter and DJ),Laurence Juber (Famous musician), Johanna Bennett (Musician), Henry Bond (Famous writer and photographer), Ajay Chhabra (Theatre actor), Brian Molko (Singer and songwriter), Matthew Collins (Writer, broadcaster), Julian Clary (Comedian, actor, and novelist), Suzzane Packer (Well-known actress), Mary Quant (Fashion designer), Ross Raisin (Novelist), Kanya King (Founder of MOBO awards), Amy Robbins (TV actress), Nick Fudge (Digital artist), Vaughan Grylls (Photographer and author), and Dayne Walling (American politician).

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