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Special Interest Group Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Cambridge Research Office

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £31,406 to £40,927 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd September 2021
Closes: 31st October 2021
Job Ref: EW28037

Do you enjoy working in therapeutic and medical technology innovation, building collaborative relationships and making things happen? Come join the CATS Team as a new Special Interest Group Coordinator, and you can do your part to support cutting edge science, innovation, contributing to society by ensuring University of Cambridge is at the forefront of harnessing opportunities to drive innovation in heath and technology.
We are looking for a Special Interest Group (SIG) Coordinator to join CATS and the Connect Health tech project team to establish and facilitate SIGs on the Connect: Health Tech digital platform (

Connect: Health Tech was established to generate a Greater Cambridge cluster with natural cross-fertilisation of scientists, companies, entrepreneurs, research-exchange, acceleration and incubation activities between innovation hubs.

You will take a leading role in development of the Connect: Health Tech digital platform and the overall strategy of the SIGs to develop and manage relationships with existing and potential users of the Connect: Health Tech platform including academic scientists, clinicians and researchers from the pharmaceutical and biotech sector. You will initiate and develop a mechanism for post-doctoral researchers to support the SIGS as community managers.

You will be qualified to degree level, have experience of working in a research environment (academic or commercial) and understanding of biomedical and technology research relevant to health.  We are looking for someone who is social media savvy, creative and is able to build effective and productive internal and external relationships. The post holder will have strong communication skills and the ability to communicate with senior academics and industry leaders. The post holder will have knowledge and understanding of university Knowledge Exchange and structures supporting translation, Innovation and commercialisation, experience of project management, event organisation and of communicating with a range of stakeholders from academia and industry.  Understanding of the current trends in the bioscience industry sector and PhD are desirable.

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Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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