Want to step into a leadership role?

Here are 5 New Job Opportunities leading to innovation. 

If you’re looking for a job where you can apply your academic knowledge to a real-world business challenge, find out about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs).

Linking forward-looking businesses with top academic teams, KTPs spearhead innovation. Each KTP is led by a KTP Associate. Find out more about the role here and see a summary of the latest KTP Associate jobs below.

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Data Scientist – KTP Associate

The University of Reading and ActiveOps, who help optimise organization’s operational efficiency, have an opportunity for an individual who can use advanced Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence to solve critical problems in the field of service operations management. Find out more about the role here.


Salary: £50,000 – £55,000 

Closing Date: 28 MARCH 2021

Strategy and Organisational Performance – KTP Associate

Are you a Business and Management graduate looking for a unique opportunity to deliver an exciting project? The University of the West of Scotland and Lochlie Construction have the perfect opportunity to work on an exciting project and want to hear from you! Find out more about the role here.


Salary: £28,500 – £34,500

Closing Date: 12 APRIL 2021

Process Improvement in Construction – KTP Associate

The University of Salford and PLP Construction, a family run business with a broad range of experience delivering both refurbishment and new build projects for Local Authorities, Housing Associations, Schools and Private Clients throughout the North West, have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate to fast-track their career development.  Find out more about this role here.


Salary: £25,769 – £27,000

Closing Date: 4 APRIL 2021

Developer for Automated Imaging System – KTP Associate

An exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to work with the University of Strathclyde and EventMAP to develop new visualisation tools for their software products and to further their work in the emerging area of utilisation and Space Management.  Learn more about the role here.


Salary: £29,000 – £34,000 

Closing Date: 11 APRIL 2021

Data Scientist – KTP Associate

The University of Essex in partnership with G’s Growers offers an exciting opportunity for a graduate with the relevant skills and knowledge to apply new techniques in data science to the challenge of predicting and managing variance in our key iceberg lettuce crop, by developing an intelligent simulator system. Find out more about the role here.


Salary: £32,400 – £41,500

Closing Date: 3 MAY 2021


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