Research and Partnership Development Manager
City Site

Job reference: 008075

Location: City Site

Closing date: 30/11/2020

Salary : PM Grade 2 (£57,477 - £64,109 p.a.)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Professional Services

School/Section : Research

Are you looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring. Thanks to our multimillion-research investment in estates and equipment and people within Clifton campus we continue to deliver an inspirational research informed environment with real impact. Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.

We seek a Research and Partnership Development Manager who will be based in our centralised Research and Strategic Partnership Development team working principally with the School of Science and Technology on the Clifton Campus.

The post holder will support and further enhance our research capacity as we continue to expand our research infrastructure through our new Engineering and interdisciplinary Science and Technology buildings as well as our new Medical Technology Innovation Facility opening in Nov 2020. These facilities coupled with recent successes such as:

  • the Doctoral Training Alliance Horizon 2020 award,
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Doctoral Training Partnership with the University of Nottingham
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, (EPSRC), Royal Society awards as well as commercial endeavours​​​​​​​

The success of our research is linked to our continual investment into cutting-edge technology and people to foster world leading research within science and technology. Following on from our current successes, we are keen to expand our research award team to enhance research capacity in areas including health and well-being and biosciences. As such, you will be working with colleagues on our rapidly evolving Clifton Campus, a multi-award-winning site including state-of-the-art science and technology research facilities working with world leading research staff.

Over the past 5 years NTU has received many awards, publicity and recognition for its excellence in teaching and research, culminating in our receipt of the prestigious Guardian University of the Year award 2019. We recognise that our rise up the league tables is thanks to harnessing the creativity and talent of our people. Join us at this exciting time and take your career to the next level too.

Please submit a single document to include a full CV and a Covering Letter addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Job Description and Person Specification.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Prof Di Bailey, Executive Dean Research by email

If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact us at

Please note this role does not meet the UK Border Agency requirements for sponsorship. Nottingham Trent University is unable to apply for sponsorship for any applicant not eligible to work in the UK and therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship under the Points Based Immigration System.


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