Research Partnerships Officer

The University of Waterloo, Department of Math Innovation Office, based in Waterloo, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Research Partnerships Officer. The University of Waterloo stands as a beacon of academic excellence, fostering innovation and research across various disciplines. The university’s cutting-edge research initiatives, collaborative atmosphere, and commitment to entrepreneurship make it a hub for aspiring professionals. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: The University of Waterloo
Position: Research Partnerships Officer
Job Category: Research
No of Vacancies: 3
Salary: $70,099 – $87,623 monthly
Employment Type: Temporary
Time Type: Full-Time
Location: Waterloo, ON


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have Master’s degree
Experience: Candidates should have university-level experience, a minimum of 2 years’ experience preparing and reviewing funding proposals for government and not-for-profit funding agencies, minimum of 2 years’ experience applying and interacting with industry matching funding


  • The candidates should be able to support interactions between faculty and external partners that will build and maintain strong relationships
  • The candidates should be able to maintain effective relationships with relevant staff in companies of various sizes and sectors, as well as researchers in the Faculty of Mathematics
  • The candidates should be able to coordinate the participation of external partners in the preparation of collaborative projects and proposals to aid in leveraging industry-sponsored funding
  • The candidates should be able to support in the organization of events that profile Math and CS researchers and aid them in expanding their connections to industry
  • The candidates should be able to support the Director with relationship management of new partnerships by preparing relevant information (e.g., one-pagers, presentations, etc.)
  • The candidates should be able to maintain a relationship with government funding agencies and become intimately familiar with their matching programs (NSERC Alliance, Mitacs, OCE, etc.)
  • The candidates should be able to assess emerging trends and suggest prospective collaboration opportunities between the Faculty of Mathematics and external partners
  • The candidates should be able to actively research industry tradeshows, conferences, and industry organizations around the world and make informed suggestions for the Director
  • The candidates should be able to support with the collection and analysis of relevant data to describe individual researcher achievements, funding, and success rate statistics
  • The candidates should be able to assist with the management and interpretation of database information, including key infrastructure assets and researcher expertise to support applications to strategic funding programs
  • The candidates should be able to produce fact sheets and presentations that profile Math and CS research and researchers
  • The candidates should be able to provide the Director, Innovation and Research Partnerships with advice, information, and data related to upcoming funding opportunities to support decision-making in the establishment of internal procedures
  • The candidates should be able to maintain contacts with the Office of Research and relevant funding agencies to ensure information provided and interpretation of guidelines to Math and CS researchers are complete, current, and accurate

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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