Centre Manager

Imperial College London - MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine

Campus: South Kensington

The MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection is a cross-Faculty initiative (Medicine and Natural Sciences) funded by a five-year grant from the MRC and matched funding from Imperial College. The overall strategy of the Centre is to apply multidisciplinary approaches to study mechanisms underlying bacterial-host interactions, from the level of atomic resolution to their actions at cellular and organismal levels. The MRC CMBI currently comprises 19 independent research teams and the funding will allow continuation of a successful PhD training programme and expansion through the recruitment of new lecturers. In addition, the Centre will establish a new high throughput single cell analysis facility.

You will ensure the smooth running of the Centre through sound financial and administrative management, acting as the key contact for all enquiries and promoting the Centre’s work both internally and externally. This challenging post therefore requires a strong and diverse skillset comprising excellent communication, financial management, organisation, and problem solving skills.

You should be educated to degree level and have extensive experience of financial management and general administration. You will need excellent all-round leadership and project management skills, in order to ensure that all aspects of the Centre move forward in adherence to ambitious timelines. You must be highly self-motivated, organised and have considerable interpersonal skills.

Imperial College London has an established culture of supporting and developing staff. You will be rewarded with generous benefits and strong career prospects within well-defined and achievable career paths at the forefront of scientific advancement.

This is a full time post which is currently fixed term until September 2022.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number including spaces – HM2017194 into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

Closing date: Wednesday 25 October 2017 (Midnight BST)

Should you have any queries please contact: Emma Jones - e.jones@imperial.ac.uk

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation

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