Research Lead – MRC Studio (Durham College)

Published On: 31 October 2023Categories: Careers

Durham College is seeking applications from qualified individuals with related industry experience and strong real-time engine experience to lead applied research projects for the MRC Studio. Responsibilities include leading research projects with industry partners, overseeing the entire portfolio of projects conducted by the team of researchers, guiding the project management framework for all projects, and related activities to grow the MRC Studio.

  • A masters degree in digital media, computer science, technology and/or related field.
  • Three to five years of relevant industry experience and demonstrated ability (portfolio requested) in fields and technologies relevant to real-time engine project opportunities.
  • Previous experience working with research organizations and/or the academic community.
  • Excellent organizational, project management, and analytical skills, with strong attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to present to a diverse set of stakeholders and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions and dynamic deadlines.
  • Flexible, self-motivated, and independent worker who also functions well in a collaborative team environment.
  • Uncompromised commitment to confidentiality.
  • Experience in managing intellectual property and commercialization is an asset.
  • Strong understanding and commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion principles.
  • Knowledgeable of regulatory requirements relating to research and innovation including research ethics, health and safety, responsible conduct of research, and regulatory approvals for products and services.