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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£23,067 - £25,941 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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This is a full time/open-ended post

Interviews for this role will take place on Tuesday 10 August 2021

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.  Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything

The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) reflects the University’s support for a number of cross University initiatives in line with the research contribution to the Common Good, drives a number of specific activities:

  • Help the University attain Research Excellence by optimising the research output of academic staff;
  • Introduce and maintain impactful and sustainable Knowledge Exchange between the University and external bodies;
  • Develop a dynamic culture of Innovation – including social innovation - amongst students and staff within the University;
  • Internationalise the University’s research and innovation activities as a way of promoting it overseas to generate new partnerships and support recruitment, as well as driving an agenda for supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Ensure effective Metrics and Procedures are in place to record and evidence the University’s research and innovation activities.

RIO currently manages a portfolio of European projects, mostly under the Erasmus+ Capacity Building Programme across Europe and beyond.

The main purpose of the role is to provide support for the management of European funded projects across the world, complying with EU financial and technical guidelines while delivering innovative, sustainable programmes to universities, with a particular focus on social innovation.

The successful candidate should be educated to at least Diploma level although a degree is preferable. They should have experience of project administration, especially of EU and /or international projects if possible. They should be used to working in a small and adaptable team and

communicating across of range of levels both orally and in writing. They should have a good working knowledge of standard software packages (MS Word, Excel. Email) plus ability to adapt to specialised systems/equipment that may be relevant to the role. They should be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of social media and website creation programmes (e.g. Wordpress)

If you would like further information, please contact Mark Majewsky Anderson,

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines. 

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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