Job Opportunity Western U: Knowledge Mobilization Research Impact Specialist

The Knowledge Mobilization & Research Impact Specialist’s primary mandate is to maximize Western’s research impact by building capacity, connections, and a community that prioritizes excellence in discovery with innovation in research mobilization and dissemination. The role will support strategic initiatives to build a framework and culture of inclusive research assessment that better profile the breadth of research and research impact at Western. The Specialist will identify and develop strategic relationships locally, nationally and internationally that increase the reach of research and elevate Western’s profile. The Specialist will facilitate the removal of barriers to research knowledge by training, empowering and supporting Western faculty, staff and students on the implementation of strategic plans for mobilizing research outcomes and supporting research partnerships. The role will assist directly with knowledge user and partner identification and engagement, funding opportunity dissemination and support, research proposal development, implementation of internal initiatives and programming, and the curation of resources to support innovative mobilization, research co-creation, and research impact. The overarching purpose of the role is to enhance Western’s research success and funding performance.

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