Partnerships and Business Engagement Manager

Lancaster University
  • Post Date: February 21, 2019
  • Apply Before: October 21, 2019
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

Do you have the ambition and the experience to work with world leading researchers in the departments of Mathematics & Statistics and Psychology at Lancaster University and support them to develop new initiatives? Are you excited to develop the interdisciplinary strengths of Security Lancaster and the Data Science Institute? 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. 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 commercialisation, 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 new role will have a strong emphasis on security, but will also look to connect with research institutes and departments such as Mathematics & Statistics and Psychology. Additionally the post will align with the recently funded £6m cyber security initiative – the Greater Manchester Cyber Foundry – a project between Lancaster University, Manchester Metropolitan University, Salford University and the University of Manchester, which aims to combat cyber related threats to business that cost the region £860m a year.

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 Mathematics & Statistics and Psychology Departments as well as Security Lancaster and the Data Science Institute.

For informal discussion of the role, please contact Neil Dullaway on 07801 715266 or n.dullaway@lancaster.ac.uk

We 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 University.

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary£40.000 - £45.000 per year
  • Career LevelExecutive
  • Experience3 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYEducation
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
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