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Research Funding Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

Research Funding Development

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £26,396 to £31,411 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (up to 12 months)
Closing Date:  Monday 12 December 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1996922TW-R

This is a fixed term post for 12 months to cover maternity leave.

The University of Southampton is a research-intensive University, with annual research income in excess of £120 million. Research and Innovation Services (RIS) is recruiting a Research Funding Coordinator in its Research Funding Development team to support that success and to provide academic and research colleagues, expert advice, and assistance in research funding (UK/international) and bid support.

We’re looking for a dynamic and resourceful individual of graduate calibre and a proven track-record of making things happen. You will support a team of research management specialists who advise and guide researchers (especially those new to securing external research funding) on the UK research funding landscape. Astute and highly motivated, you will call on your excellent administrative skills and project management to develop resources, organise events and promote funding research opportunities across the University.

This post is offered on a full-time, fixed-term basis (12 months) - Maternity Cover.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Emily Nisbet, Research Funding Officer, email:  

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Wayne Wan (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email Please quote reference 1996922TW-R on all correspondence.

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