AST2732 – Research & Funding Specialist (Higher Education) – Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 2018
Astute Education specialise in recruiting contracted and permanent staff to Nurseries, Primary, Middle, Secondary, Further Education & Higher Education establishments around the world. The UAE government is looking to appoint experienced Research & Funding Specialists to start employment in January 2018. As part of the UAE’s education reforms, they are looking to recruit experienced to lead the establishment, development and operation of the Department of Science, Technology, and Scientific Research.
· A doctorate degree from an accredited institution.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (Arabic will be an advantage), strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop and maintain strong, effective working relationships, experience of working effectively as part of a team, strong organizational and planning skills, managing a complex workload working to multiple deadlines, sound judgment and effective decision making.
· A proven track record of at least 8 years of experience in the field of QA for HE, covering one or more of the following areas:
o Development of national research & development strategies, policies and priorities
o Implementation of research & development funding programs, processes and systems
o Management of research & development funding programs including pre-award, post-award, research ethics, audit and compliance.
o Industry engagement and research & development partnerships
o Intellectual Property (IP) management
o Technology transfer and commercialization
Tax free salary – Scales from approximately £102,000 to £153,000 per annum
2 Year Contracts
Medical Insurance – Specialist, spouse & up to 3 children
Airfare for you, spouse and up to 3 dependent children below the age of 18 years
Other associated benefits
Interviews to be held in the UK (Manchester, London and Dublin), Canada, USA and UAE (Non-residents)
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