Are you an experienced fundraiser? Are you motivated by a thriving environment with high expectations and inspiring cooperation? Then you may be the candidate for a new position as funding advisor at Aalborg University (AAU).
Aalborg University is looking for a Funding Advisor to support fundraising at the Faculty of Medicine (SUND) and the Faculty of IT and Design (TECH) with a focus on interdisciplinary research and innovation within Digital Health.
Aalborg University is seeking a candidate who can provide high quality support for their research community in the development, submission, and set-up of research grants. You will be working closely with academics and management across a broad range of disciplines. You will effectively target support, as AAU delivers the ambition of growing research and innovation within the field of Digital Health. In addition, you will bring experience of successfully providing specialist advice and support to researchers for the development of externally funded projects.
Your role will be:
identification of core funding opportunities to support a portfolio of Digital Health initiatives
scout of possibilities and proactive development of potential proposals
support and advice proposal development and quality assurance
advice on funding strategies for researchers and research centres.
Aalborg University is focused on providing dedicated support for their research communities within IT and medicine with an emphasis on promoting interdisciplinary project development.
You will join the team of research and innovation funding professionals at the central research support office (Fundraising and Project Management) who support academic colleagues to secure funding and project management for their research and innovation activities.
You are educated to degree level and have demonstrable experience of accessing grant funding, supporting the development of proposals, and motivating individuals to take forward their project ideas. You may have worked closely with a funding body in a research development capacity, or are prepared to develop funding specific expertise.
You have experience from the research funding landscape in Denmark and the EU, can interpret complex information and guidance, and communicate this information concisely. You work effectively and flexibly with a range of internal and external stakeholders, as well as within and across hierarchies. You need to be collegial and supportive in working with others, and be able to organise your work programme independently and work well in a team.
The successful candidate is:
- a team-player
- a strong communicator in English.
- Experience from working with both European and Danish national research and innovation programmes will be an advantage.
Weekly working hours are 37. Expected start date is 1st of June 2022.
Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.
The application must contain a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas, and other relevant documentation.
AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.
Blended working is available with some on campus working required. It will be possible to work from our campus in Aalborg or in Copenhagen.
Travel days should be expected.
If you have questions about this position, you are welcome to contact the Head of Department for Research Support, Charlotte Pedersen Jacobsen, tel. 5171 3850. Questions about the faculty ambitions can be addressed to Vice Dean at TECH, Professor Jakob Stoustrup tel. 2612 6059 and/or Vice Dean at SUND, Professor Ole Kæseler Andersen tel. 2671 3038.
Interviews are to be held in early April.