Skip to main content



Research Facilitator


Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263 per annum

Closing date

Jul 01, 2024 12:00PM


We are seeking a Research Facilitator to join the Research Office at the Department of Engineering Science. The Research Office facilitates finding and applying for research funding at all career levels. It provides professional support to secure grants and contracts, considers all resources required for research projects and collaborates closely with our partners to ensure seamless support throughout.  


You will help academics turn their ideas into fully articulated and costed research proposals. You will identify suitable funding opportunities for potential projects; coordinate input from appropriate sources; give advice on the detailed presentation of the proposal; and provide analysis to allow the assessment of fit to departmental strategy and policy.


You should be educated to degree level in a science discipline and should have previous experience of research management or research application management. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, and you should possess an excellent standard of written English, sufficient to draft and edit text for grant proposals


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Louise Bristow (email: 


Only applications received online before midday on the 1st July 2024 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter, 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