Research Facilitator - Oxford Metabolic Health

University of Oxford - Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism (RDM)

Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

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We are seeking a Research Facilitator to support the coordination and promotion of metabolic research across the University of Oxford, as part of Oxford Metabolic Health (OMH). OMH brings together researchers from multiple University departments to enable strategic integration of research activities in metabolism, diabetes and obesity.

The post holder will provide critical administrative and scientific support for OMH. Responsibilities will be varied and range from strategic input into research direction, liaison with the internal and external scientific community, support for recruitment efforts and funding applications, coordination of meetings and workshops, and development of a website.

The post holder should have a thorough understanding of the full cycle of research funding, and experience of project management in academic and/or industrial settings. A scientific background is essential, and experience of metabolic research would be beneficial. Candidates should have extremely strong communication and organisational skills.

The position is full-time however, part-time work at a minimum of 0.60 FTE would be considered. This post is funded for 2.5 years by the John Fell Fund.

Appointment of suitable candidates at Grade 7 (£31,604 - £38,833 p.a., pro rata for part-time) may be possible with some amendment to the job specifications.

Please quote 130924 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 13 October 2017 can be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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