Innovation, Impact and Business, South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications
This new full time post is available immediately on a fixed basis until 31 March 2022, with the possibility of extension subject to funding. Secondments will also be considered.
Summary of the role/position
The role is a jointly held post between University of Exeter and Satellite Applications Catapult (Harwell, Oxford). You will be based in the IIB team at the University of Exeter Penryn campus in Cornwall but will work closely with the Satellite Applications Catapult, and project partners at Falmouth University, University of Plymouth, and UK Space Agency.
We are seeking a dynamic team-player to fulfil the role as sector lead for our ‘Mining & Minerals’ theme. The successful applicant will support the Centre Manager and the Satellite Applications Catapult, to drive growth in Mining-related satellite applications. You will manage Mining-related activities, to support business to adopt satellite related data and technologies that will help their businesses to grow. This will be delivered through engaging with the wider end user community and their supply chains, and linking the science base with industry primes and the Satellite Applications Catapult.
You will be part of a small team of staff dedicated to working on satellite applications through the centre which will include individuals with expertise in knowledge transfer in our theme areas of Agritech, eHealth, Marine and Mining.
For more information please contact Conrad Gillespie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.
We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.
Interviews are expected to take place on 10th December 2019.
With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we’re fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Exeter is the only UK city to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
-41 days leave per year
-options for flexible working
-numerous discounts at leading retailers
-onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
-sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
-stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
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