Research & SME liaison officer at NIAB
Closing date: 31/01/2013
NIAB Innovation Farm is a high profile project, with funding from ERDF and UK industry. The postholder will interact with UK Researchers and Innovators and identify and interact with small and medium sized companies based in the East of England to promote knowledge exchange, research collaboration and business growth. You will contribute to the achievement of ERDF targets and help develop the remit of Innovation Farm. You must be a self–starter, capable of working independently, with good interpersonal and communication skills and a flexible approach to work.
You should hold a first degree in a relevant subject with post-graduate experience/qualification in plant or crop sciences. A full driving licence or access to independent means of transport is essential.
Starting salary in the range £22,000-£28,000, dependent on skills, experience and qualifications. Company benefits include Group Income Protection, Stakeholder pension, generous holidays and free car parking. Initially, this will be a fixed term contract until 31 March 2015.