Challenge Driven Research Support Officer

Are you interested in seeking solutions to some the world’s biggest challenges? We have an exciting opportunity in Research Services for someone with a passion for supporting research teams using their skills in building collaborations and project management.


You will join the Challenge Driven Support Team within Research Services. Your ideas will further strengthen our strong international research profile and our reputation for securing research income. You will work in a well-connected team and will be involved in a diverse range of projects spanning the five faculties. You will use your communication, co-ordination and creative skills to provide essential support to research teams and their partners.


As this role requires a commitment to supporting research with impact, it provides an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in the design and implementation of competitive and successful applications for funding. You will also have the opportunity to work with a range of departments both academic and professional by playing a key part in making a research project a success. In this varied and dynamic role, you will also be responsible for organising events, project design and project management. Working alongside faculty facing and challenge driven colleagues, the role will offer you an opportunity to explore many areas of research growth. We are seeking candidates with a degree, as well as effective communication skills and experience of managing projects. As this role involves working with multiple research teams you will also need experience and knowledge of how research is funded across the university.

University of Sheffield
Contract Type
Salary and benefits
£26,715 to £30,942
£26500 to £30500 Per Annum
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