Innovation Partnership Fellow (DISCUS) Ref 5789

School/department: Mathematical and Physical Sciences/ Professional Services
Hours: part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.2 FTE.
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term until 31 July 2021. Contact may be extended, pending a current funding application.
Reference: 5789
Salary: starting at £41,526 to £49,533 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 9 June 2021
Closing date:  23 June 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: as soon as possible.

Job description

The Data Intensive Science Centre are seeking a dynamic person to develop our knowledge and technology transfer activities.

You will engage with academic researchers to understand the potential in their research.  You will develop and manage relationships between academics and external clients.

You will facilitate innovation and knowledge exchange projects by e.g. exploring markets, funding opportunities and partnerships.

You will develop training and other activities to encourage an innovation culture. You will support and be supported by the School and university’s commitment to business engagement.

Please contact Prof. Seb Oliver, for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Download job description and person specification Ref 5789 [PDF 189.51KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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