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Research Development Officer

Research Office

Salary:   £33,826 to £38,803 per annum
Release Date:   Thursday 21 July 2022
Closing Date:   Friday 26 August 2022
Interview Date:   Monday 12 September 2022
Reference:   ENT038

The University

The University of West London is ranked as the top modern University for overall satisfaction according to the National Student Survey 2019. Help us in enabling the training of the next generation of trailblazing graduates, create the game-changing businesses of tomorrow and develop the solutions that will transform the lives of millions. It takes a big team to do what we do! We’re on the lookout for talented and enthusiastic academics and professionals to help us deliver exceptional service in everything we do.

We are one of the top 40 universities in the UK and the top modern university in London according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021. 

We've also been named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.  

The Department 

This role will be based in the Research and Enterprise Operations Department, which is responsible for supporting the growth of research, knowledge exchange and commercial activity of the University.

The Role 

The key focus of this role is providing a high level of support to a range of academic colleagues across the University and our key external partners to ensure our research relationships work well.   The post holder will support and develop UWL’s research staff, their research activity and assist in growing the volume and quality of UWL’s research and its impact.

The Person

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is extremely well organised and has a good eye for a developing new opportunity, and ensuring they are successfully delivered. We are seeking someone who is highly effective and innovative to support the diverse work we do, both with a range of externals and internal organisations.  The ideal candidate will be able to both support bidding for research funds and support post-award coordination and delivery.

This post would be ideal for a post-Doctoral candidate seeking a career in research support.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: 

Please email  if you need any assistance with the application process.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Matt Snowden, Director of Research & Enterprise Operations,

Additional Information

Read more about working at the University of West London at 

UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

Previous applicants for this post need not apply again.

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.


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