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Partnerships and Business Engagement Manager
Faculty of Science & Technology
£42,036 to £48,676
Monday 14 January 2019
Wednesday 23 January 2019
have the ambition and the experience to work with world leading researchers in
the departments of Physics, Chemistry and Engineering at Lancaster University
and support them to develop new initiatives? Are you excited to develop the
interdisciplinary strengths of the Materials Science Institute, the Quantum
Technology Centre and Energy Lancaster? Are you driven to explore new
opportunities to innovate and do you thrive in an environment committed to translating
research into impact?
An exciting opportunity is available to join the Faculty of Science & Technology as a Partnerships and Business Engagement Manager focusing on Physical Sciences. The role will primarily focus on deepening existing partnerships aswell as identifying new collaborators. This will include developing collaborative and contract research, supporting intellectual property
economic regeneration, co-location of business, professional training and
student project based partnerships.
The Faculty of
Science and Technology (FST) is driven by the goal of continued improvement and
a key element in this strategy is world-class knowledge exchange and business
engagement activities. This exciting new role will
contribute to our excellence in this space, underpinned by our campus based co-location
facilities in InfoLab21, The Lancaster Environment Centre and the recently
completed Collaborative Technology Access Programme facility (cTAP) a
£11.3-million undertaking containing almost £7-million of cutting edge
instrumentation. The cTAP facility targets industry engagement in the form of
new collaborative and contract research initiatives and will form part of this
posts portfolio. Additional facilities associated with Physical Sciences
- Additive Manufacturing Capability.
- The new Isolab research facilities. This is a suite of three ultra-low noise laboratories. It minimises noise vibration and noise/ electromagnetic disturbance to provide one of the most advanced 'ultra-clean' measurement environments in the world.
- The Quantum Technology Centre containing £4 million worth of nanotechnology equipment, including state-of-the-art clean-room fabrication facilities.
We are looking
for an enthusiastic professional with relevant experience to develop and
deliver partnerships with a wide range of external organisations relevant to
the Physics, Chemistry and Engineering Departments as well as Energy Lancaster
and the Materials Science Institute.
is a full time position for 12 months fixed term, to cover a secondment. Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment
basis may do so, but will require line manager approval before commencing the
For informal discussion of the role, please contact Martin Gilmore on 07867870043 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Interview dates - 23 & 24 January 2019
particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic
people for this role in order to increase our staff diversity in this part of
The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position
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