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Senior Research Manager


Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 p.a

Closing date

Aug 19, 2022 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Senior Research Manager to work primarily with Professor Phil Torr in the Computer Vision group at the Department of Engineering Science. The role is full-time (although 30 hours a week would be considered) and is based in Central Oxford. The post is fixed-term for three years.


As Senior Research Manager you will assume responsibility for the administration of a variety of projects, which includes EPSRC, European Research Council and industry funded projects. You will be expected to advise senior academics on a wide variety of matters relating to the different functions of the role. You will need to develop strong relationships with external funding partners; understand financial flows within a University setting; navigate governance issues, advise the team on intellectual property management and conflicts of interest, and understand research funding arrangements.  Your responsibilities will include the financial management of the projects and you will support Prof Torr in producing operational and financial reports on a regular basis for the funder.


You should be educated to degree level with experience of administration or project management in a research organisation. Proven experience of working independently and being proactive are essential, as well as aptitude for financial management.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Louise Bristow (email:


Only online applications received before midday on the 19th August 2022 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact name

Louise Bristow

Contact email