Senior Research Manager

University of Oxford - Department of Engineering Science

Department of Engineering Science, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Old Road Campus Building, Headington, Oxford

We are seeking a full-time Senior Research Manager to join the Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME), based at the Old Road Campus Research Building (Headington). The post is fixed-term for 3 years from appointment.

The role has two key aspects: management of research grant activity across the IBME, and management of a major EPSRC-funded programme grant (the Oxford Centre for Drug Delivery Devices). The person appointed will undertake reviews of expenditure on ongoing projects, prepare financial forecasts and regularly review existing and future research needs to recommend adjustments to administrative support staff, research support staff and space to the IBME director. 

You should possess a university degree or equivalent experience of project management in a research, public sector environment or large organisation environment. You will have excellent oral, written communication skills and inter-personal skills, a proven financial aptitude with attention to detail and good working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email and database software.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Louise Bristow (

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 2 December 2016 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 December 2016.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

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