Research Initiatives Manager

University of Cambridge - Office of the School of Clinical Medicine

The School of Clinical Medicine wishes to recruit a Research Initiatives Manager.

The post holder will provide high-level support for scientific research initiatives led by for the Regius Professor of Physic and other Professors in the School (especially Heads of Departments and BRC Theme Leads) to promote the School as a world class establishment. The primary responsibility of the post will be key support for scientific writing, especially co-ordination and preparation of complex research funding proposals/bids. In addition, this role will oversee outreach and communications activities for the School, and be involved with REF preparation, especially drafting impact statements.  

The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in a relevant scientific field (or equivalent), organisational skills, experience in grant/bid writing, and be able to write clearly and persuasively.

A part-time or flexible hours working pattern may be possible.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

For informal enquires please contact Jackie Hall

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is the 27th October 2017 with interviews likely to take place on 6th november 2017.

Please quote reference RA13561 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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