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Funding Manager

As part of our preparation for Phase 2 of The Data Lab, you will review and map the national and international funding landscape to identify relevant funders, calls and opportunities that The Data Lab can lever to support the development of Data Science in Scotland. This role will be a crucial part in supporting Scottish efforts to participate in the UK’s Industrial strategy and in other UK/EU/global funding programmes. The role will play a key part in preparing The Data Lab to actively engage in this new area, combining strategic leadership with hands on delivery activity in coordinating an emerging programme of work. You will identify and support the development of collaboration opportunities for Scottish based/led data-science consortia that target non-Scottish funding sources (e.g. Innovate UK, Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, H2020 etc.), including the development and submission of competitive bids and applications.

Family Friendly WorkingFixed-term for 6 months.

Closing Date : 21 January 2019

Industrial Doctorate Vacancies

The Data Lab The Data Lab co-funds Industrial Doctorate programmes at Scottish Universities, in collaboration with Scottish industry or public sector organisations. These industrial doctorates are designed to support the development of data science talent at a PhD / EngD level, while facilitating collaboration between industry and academia through applied research projects.

If you are a prospective doctoral student looking to develop your data science career through an applied research project, please visit our Industrial Doctorates page to see our current vacancies.


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* The Data Lab is hosted by The University of Edinburgh for all administrative matters. Therefore, all of our team members are employed by The University of Edinburgh.

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