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Research Facilitator - KIC (Fixed Term)

This exciting role, based at the Research Operations Office, will play a key role in developing and managing the Universities' activities in the EIT KIC projects, with a particular focus on the EIT FOOD. The KIC Programme Manager will be responsible for identifying and developing new collaboration opportunities between Cambridge academics and the partners within the EIT KICs, driving and managing engagement with businesses, research centres and universities within the KICs. The post holder will play a leading role in maximising opportunities for Cambridge's involvement, ensuring that the University has a clear and visible presence within the consortiums. They will also hold key responsibility of managing proposals and post award project management.

The successful applicant will provide strategic information, guidance and advice to Academic and Administrative staff across the University on all EIT KIC matters. They will help facilitate engagement with KIC activities at proposal and post award stage, and will be the first point of contact for all EIT KIC related matters, to both internal and external stakeholders.

The post holder will be embedded within the EC team of the Research Operations Office, working closely with the Assistant Director for EU & International and with other key KIC stakeholders across the University to promote research and educational activities within the KICs.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact

Closing Date for Applications is 13th March 2019.

Please quote reference EW18095 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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