Institute for the Augmented Human Business Development Manager (ED11786)

University of Bath
June 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Placed on
Working Time:Part time
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Job title Institute for the Augmented Human Business Development Manager

Department Computer Science

Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263

Grade Grade 7

Contract Type Part Time, Fixed Term

Placed on Monday 03 June 2024

Closing date Monday 24 June 2024

Interview date Thursday 25 July 2024

Reference ED11786

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About the role

The multidisciplinary research team within the Bath Institute for the Augmented Human, led by Prof Damien Coyle, is seeking to appoint a Business Development Manager with experience in developing strong, mutually beneficial partnerships with industry.

The post-holder will help to realise the Institute's mission and vision to advance human augmentation healthcare technology through collaborative working with external partners.

This is a fixed-term position.

About the IAH

The IAH is the University's newest research Institute and was established in 2023 as an innovative and agile leader in Human Augmentation R&D in the UK and Internationally.

Our vision is a complete multidisciplinary training and innovation ecosystem that revolutionises the way that humans interface, interact, improve, and evolve with technology.

The Institute is a unique body of interdisciplinary research focusing on research excellence and developing researchers that have the skills to develop, trial, regulate and deploy human augmentation technologies.

We're setting ourselves an ambitious programme involving 60+ academics from an excellent mix of disciplines, from robotics, engineering and computer science to health, neuroscience, and psychology.

Together, we're establishing a world-leading research Institute, and we want you to be a part of it.

About you

You will have a higher degree (or significant equivalent experience and an undergraduate degree) in a relevant discipline, experience of working in a business development or industry-facing role, and skilled in establishing and developing beneficial professional relationships with external partners and stakeholders.

You should have experience of collaborating with a wide variety of partner organisations, and ideally of the commercialisation pathway and bringing technologies to market.

You will be passionate about the potential for advanced technology to change lives, and about being part of an institute that is targeting real world impact.

This role will suit you if you:

  • Enjoy working in a collaborative, supportive and highly multidisciplinary environment;
  • Are committed to cutting edge research to improve healthcare outcomes and quality of life, and provide value to society;
  • Are skilled in building relationships with external professional organisations and pitching and showcasing technology innovation.
  • Additional info

    Informal enquiries about the post may be made to:

  • Harriet Downing, Institute Manager, at [email protected]
  • Prof Damien Coyle, Institute Director, at [email protected]
  • Please ensure you submit your application through our website, and please upload an up-to-date CV.

    What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. We are committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for our students, staff, and community by reinforcing our Safer Recruitment commitment.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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