Term: 1 year
The Research Partnerships Officer will support the Director, Innovation and Research Partnerships and the Associate Dean, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ADIE) in advancing the Faculty of Mathematics strategic research partnerships interests. The incumbent also supports individual faculty by project managing industry collaborations and related funding opportunities in Math and Computer Science (CS).
Moreover, the incumbent will support the Director in the development of effective research proposals for government, private sector and not-for-profit funding agents. The Research Partnerships Officer will also provide project management, review and oversight of research proposals and writing support to teams of faculty members and industry partners pursuing major partnerships and/or infrastructure grants; The incumbent also collects and analyzes internal data with respect to these activities
Coordinate Communication with External Partners
Facilitate New Partnerships and Funding Opportunities
Support Strategic Research Initiatives
The Faculty of Mathematics regularly prepares large scale research proposals to leverage industry funding in support of the Faculty’s strategic priorities. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring these proposals are of the highest quality through:
Data Collection and Analytics
Grant Competition Coordination and Management
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