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Director of Research, Development and Innovation (5 Year Fixed Term Whole Time) Ref 02/21

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS FOR THIS ROLE WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED THROUGH THE IADT’S VACANCIES WEBSITE @ www.iadt.ie. > Explore IADT (Dropbox) > Vacancies***

***Closing date for applications is strictly 12pm Friday, 29th January 2021.***

Job Description
Reporting to the President, the appointee will be a member of the Institute’s Executive team comprising the President, Registrar, Secretary/Financial Controller and Heads of Faculties. The appointee will take a leading role in developing the work of the Office of Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I) with key responsibilities for
— international strategy and development,
— research agenda,
— innovation and commercialisation (including IADT Media Cube),
— promoting and advancing a cross-Institute convergence agenda,
— strategic & postgraduate development and
— external engagement including sponsorship and fundraising for strategic initiatives.

As a member of the Executive Management Team the appointee will contribute to the delivery and implementation of our current Strategic Plan, and to the ongoing strategic development and growth of the Institute as IADT responds to the wider transformation agenda within Irish HE and seeks to deliver upon the National Strategy for Higher Education.
The following functional areas, reside within the Office of RD&I and their Managers and co-ordinators report to the Director.
— Innovation and Commercialisation
— Research Office
— International Office

***Please consult the candidate information booklet for the role located on our vacancies page at www.iadt.ie for full details.***
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