Business Development Executive, Li-Fi Research and Development Centre

A three year position is available in the Li-Fi Research and Development Centre Li-Fi Centre website
The Li-Fi Research and Development Centre undertakes research and development in Optical Wireless Communications and is currently involved in a number of both ESPRC and industry projects.
The post holder will be required to have a background in the communication industry or related field, and be able to acquire a detailed knowledge of Li-Fi-related research developments to promote the Li-Fi Centre and its outcomes in order to secure increased research and development funding from Industry.
S/he will be expected to build and develop a network of relevant company and donor contacts, and establish key relationships to implement a mutually beneficial “knowledge-exchange-based” Affiliates and Membership programme for the Centre, to ensure that our Li-Fi research is directed towards industry needs and industry problems, and that there is a flow of income into the Centre from these programmes. S/he will attract and manage pilot projects to promote the high TRL (Technology Readiness Level) prototypes developed in the Li-Fi Centre.

The post is anticipated to start in May 2015 for a duration of three years, and will be line managed by Professor Harald Haas.

Candidates invited for interview will be informed no later than two working weeks after the closing date for applications.

UoE Vacancy Ref: 

033239

Closing Date: 

Monday, June 8, 2015

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Contact Telephone: 

+44 (0) 131 650 5591