Innovation Business Developer

University for the Creative Arts
April 08, 2024
Offerd Salary:£39,347 to £45,585
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Innovation Business Developer Research & Innovation Location: Farnham

Salary: £39,347 to £45,585 per annum Closing Date: Monday 08 April 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 17 April 2024 Reference: 24-AAAA1447L-0065-1

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is looking for a forward-thinking Innovation Business Developer to be part of our new Innovation team. You'll play a key role in advancing a range of specialized projects, driving business growth, and partnering with the Innovation Funding Developer to bring in important funding. At the same time, you'll help to boost UCA's reputation as a center for innovation and creativity both locally and worldwide.

In this role, your main responsibility will be to turn research outcomes into profitable ventures. You'll need to keep up-to-date with the changing environment of UK higher education, research innovation, and funding sources. Your skills will be essential in setting up and running joint projects, consultancy work, and partnerships. You'll also maintain ongoing projects funded by our AHRC IAA funding, and you'll be involved with managing a £450,000 budget from the GAIN CCF consortium.

We can consider part time hours from 0.7 to 1 FTE.

Contact information: For an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Dr Amer Alwarea, Acting Director for Research and Innovation at [email protected]

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we're helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.

Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more.

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you

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  • The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.

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