Tuesday 17th January 2023, 4:30pm
Exciting new opportunity for a Director of Innovation to develop and deliver the University of Edinburgh's Easter Bush Campus Innovation strategy and the creation of an innovation ecosystem to support commercialisation opportunities. Deadline for application is 31st January 2023, 5pm.
The post holder will be responsible for the development and delivery of the Easter Bush Campus Innovation strategy; with key objectives being the creation of an innovation eco-system which fosters and supports commercialisation opportunities within Animal Bioscience and One Health, Agritech and Aquaculture (3As).
The post holder is responsible for the operational and financial sustainability of the Roslin Innovation Centre (RIC) including recruitment and retention of tenants, as well as managing innovation activities, which foster integration with the wider campus (in line with BBSRC Research and Innovation Campus strategy).
This role will lead, motivate and manage the RIC & Innovation support team and is accountable for all business planning and financial management of Roslin Innovation Centre and associated Innovation activities; including negotiation of service level agreements, marketing and communication, space allocation and lease management as well as ensuring the RIC branding covers all Campus Innovation activities.
The University of Edinburgh is an exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. The University give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more.
View the University of Edinburgh staff benefits page for further information and a reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.
JOB TITLE: Director of Innovation
LOCATION: Easter Bush Campus, Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9RG
GRADE/SALARY: UE10 £63,673 per annum
JOB SCHEDULE: Full time
CONTRACT: Open ended
APPLY BEFORE: 31st January, 2023, 5:00 PM
INTERVIEWS: Held late February/early March 2023