Vacancy reference
Salary range
£36,024 - £44,263 per annum
Appointment term
Fixed term for 3 years in the first instance
Closing date


About the role
This role presents an exciting opportunity to join the Mathematical Institute, a thriving academic department with an outstanding reputation for its research and teaching. 
You will be expected to maintain and build on existing relationships between the Mathematical Institute and industrial partners, and seek out new such relationships. You will identify and support industry projects for MSc students, including providing guidance to students on applications and interviews for industry projects. You will be a first port of call for academics and those working in industry who wish to nurture collaborations, proactively soliciting and helping develop projects for research projects by researchers at all levels. You will help secure industrial funding for research projects and postgraduate studentships. Through your work, you will contribute to the department’s impact, and the development of impact case studies for the Research Excellence Framework (REF).
You will be a member of the department’s Academic Administration team, and report to the Head of Academic Administration. You will work closely with Professor Chris Breward on a day-to-day basis. You will also be expected to have a good working relationship with the Head of Research Facilitation, and to support the Research Facilitation team on the processing of grant applications in the run-up to some key grant deadlines.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

•               An excellent contributory pension scheme
•               38 days annual leave
•               A comprehensive range of childcare services
•               Family leave schemes
•               Cycle loan scheme
•               Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
•               Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs


Application Process

If you would like to discuss the role and the department in more detail, please contact Charlotte Turner-Smith, Head of Academic Administration, via email: @email Informal enquiries regarding the application process should be directed to the Recruitment Coordinator (@email), quoting vacancy reference 173745.

Applicants should read the job description document before writing their application. You will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this post and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Monday 15 July 2024 can be considered.

Interviews will be held on Friday 26 July 2024.

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