Entry Level
Research, Development & Innovation Project Leader (KTP Associate)
University of Hull

Salary: £22,417 per annum

Closing Date: Monday, 31 August 2020

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Through the KTP project, the KTP Associate will play a key role in managing and implementing tactical or strategic development in the business and transferring knowledge between the business and the University. KTP Associates own their project and are supported by experienced staff from the business and the University.

The KTP Associate will receive close supervision and direction from more senior colleagues and will receive academic and pastoral support and guidance, which may include specific training, career counselling and mentoring.

The main focus of the work will involve the generation or collection of data using standard methods, which have been developed by others. The role holder will assist with analysis and interpretation of results and the drafting of research reports and publications.

Main Work Activities

Pro-actively contribute to the research project and conduct own research to include:

  • Gather, prepare, analyse and interpret data.
  • Conduct literature and database searches.
  • Write up and present own research results.

Contribute to the management of research projects to include:

  • Contribute to the planning of projects.
  • Plan own research activity within the framework of the agreed programme.

Prepare reports and papers describing the results of the research for both internal and external publication to include:

  • Contribute to the production of research reports, presentations and publications,
  • Present information on research progress and outcomes to the supervisory team, work colleagues, members of the KTP Local Management Committee, etc.

Work positively with colleagues in the research team and other collaborators, partners and support staff on routine matters both inside and outside the University:

  • Make internal and external contacts to develop knowledge and understanding and form relationships for future collaboration.
  • Actively participate as a member of the research team, which will involve attending and contributing to relevant meetings.

Provide guidance as required to support staff and any project students, who may be assisting with the research.

Demonstrate evidence of own personal and professional development including:

  • Appraisal, induction and performance reviews.
  • Participation in training and development activity.
  • Maintenance of links with professional institutions and other related bodies.

Additionally the post holder will be required to:

  • Fulfil the employee’s duties described in the University’s health and safety policies and co-operate with the health and safety arrangements in place within the department. May be required to undertake specific health and safety roles on request e.g., display screen equipment assessor, departmental safety officer, fire warden.
  • Show a commitment to diversity, equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practices. This includes undertaking mandatory equality and diversity training.
  • Comply with University regulations, policies and procedures.

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