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CDT Manager, Centre for Doctoral Training in AI-Enabled Healthcare Systems

UCL - Institute for Health Informatics

Location: London
Salary: £36,770 to £44,388 Per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 7th November 2021
Job Ref: 1879425

Contract/Fixed Term: The post is funded until 30 September 2027 in the first instance.

The Institute of Health Informatics (IHI) was established in August 2014 as part of the Faculty of Population Health Sciences (FPHS) within the UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences (SLMS).

At the UCL Institute of Health Informatics, we work to develop and evaluate data collecting systems and utilise the data produced. Central to our work are electronic health records (EHR), which offer unique opportunities for the advancement of medical research, quality of care, and outcomes.

As a CDT Manager, Centre for Doctoral Training in AI-Enabled Healthcare Systems you will be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations of the AI in Healthcare Systems Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), coordinating all aspects of management and delivery, and implementing decisions taken by the CDT Academic Directors. The Centre Manager will play a key role in defining and implementing the strategy for the Centre and developing its profile both internally and externally.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  •         Be responsible for CDT’s budget, forecast and expenditure
  •         Administration of the MRes and MPhil/PhD programmes, including exams and progression
  •         Overseeing student records and processes from recruitment to graduation; scheduling student training programmes; providing support to students; event management and facilitating interaction amongst and between students and academic staff
  •         Be a key point of contact for the CDT and contribute to promotional activities raising the centre’s profile.
  •         Preparing and writing reports to management and the advisory board, as well as the CDT’s funding body (UKRI)
  •         Contribute to the CDT’s partnership strategy, including the set up of new studentships

Key Requirements

About you:

  • Proven track record in administration and/or experience within Higher Education administration
  • Experience of monitoring budgets and reporting on expenditure
  • Events and committee management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisation and project management skills; the ability to plan and prioritise workloads and to meet multiple fixed deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to develop effective relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels of seniority
  • The ideal candidate will have an interest in research management and a commitment to supporting high quality research and student experience
  • A friendly, warm and approachable style; able to deal confidently with postgraduate students

 If you believe you meet the requirements why not come and be part of this unique and exciting opportunity and be part of something where you feel included, valued and proud.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

For an informal discussion please contact Pablo Fernandez-Medina ( For any queries regarding this advert or recruitment process please contact Anita Gorasia (

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Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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