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College Head of Research Facilities

University of Glasgow - College of MVLS

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £53,348 to £65,574 per annum (Grade 9)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd June 2022
Closes: 10th July 2022
Job Ref: 081847

The University of Glasgow has been changing the world for more than 560 years, and today we are one of the world's top 100 universities. We are delighted to have risen in the Times Higher Education World University rankings for the 2nd year in a row climbing up 6 places.  Our people have always been at the forefront of innovation, and our past achievements inspire our current world changers.

The College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences is the largest in the University and home to 2,800 staff and over 7000 students. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a College Head of Research Facilities within the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences Administration.

In this role, you will work in partnership with College senior leaders to define and share the vision for College research facilities and associated professional, technical and specialist expertise and shared services, enabling the delivery of a high quality service for the College, in line with College strategy, creating sector leading and value for money facilities.

You will also lead the multi-user facilities, shaping service structures and managing staff and resources to ensure efficient organisation, operation and sustainable development. You will play a key role in encouraging widespread, equitable and appropriate use and ensuring that the facilities become and remain cost-effective, both in terms of directly managed services and also through creating partnerships and matrix management arrangements for relevant capabilities across the College and University, and externally where appropriate.

A certification or training in project management and demonstrable experience of its formal application via structured projects to deliver effective solutions will be required. You will also possess a broad knowledge of the types of equipment used in contemporary biomedical research and their application to research and innovation challenges.

You will have the gravitas to influence and e a strong customer service orientation and focus. With the ability to actively scan for, identify and prioritise projects and service development, you will have the organisational skills to manage multiple high-value services and projects simultaneously in a matrixed organisation.

This post is full-time (35 hours per week) and open ended.

Apply online at www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs reference 081847

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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