ENT027 - Knowledge Exchange Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Ealing, ENGLAND

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Research Office

£33,328 to £38,231 per annum

Release Date:  

Wednesday 07 July 2021

Closing Date:  

Sunday 01 August 2021

Interview Date:  

To be confirmed



The University of West London (UWL) has climbed an impressive 23 places to become one of the top 40 universities in the UK according to the influential Guardian University Guide2021.

UWL is now ranked 34th in the UK – our highest position of any league table ever! We were also the top university in England for teaching satisfaction and the ranking reaffirms our position as the top modern university in London. 

UWL has been named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. The editor of the Guide has described UWL as “regularly among the top-performing universities’ and that we have ‘proved 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 high level of support to a range of academic colleagues across the University and our key external partners, to develop new opportunities for the University and use its capabilities to contribute to the economic and social development of West London.  The post holder will support and develop UWL’s academic staff and assist in growing the volume and quality of UWL’s knowledge exchange and enterprise activity.   In particular, the post holder will take a lead for UWL’s KTP activity.

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 external partners and internal colleagues.  The ideal candidate will be able to both support developing new opportunities and their successful delivery.

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: https://jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0  

Please email hr.recruitment@uwl.ac.uk   if you need any assistance with the application process.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Matt Snowden, Dean of Academic Partnerships (UK) and Director of Research & Enterprise Operations Matt.snowden@uwl.ac.uk

Additional Information 

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.

The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

Previous applicants for this post need not to apply again. 

Please note that it will not be possible for the University to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the University, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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