|Salary:||£47,414 to £55,805|
|Placed On:||17th January 2023|
|Closes:||26th February 2023|
The UCL Ear Institute is a leading centre for hearing research in Europe, situated within one of the strongest neuroscience communities in the world at UCL. Neuroscience at UCL is ranked first in Europe and second in the world according to Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators. UCL is a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment that provides excellent opportunities for training and career development. The NIHR UCLH BRC Hearing Health Theme builds on the unique partnership of the UCL Ear Institute and the UCLH Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental (RNENT & ED) Hospital, which provides the infrastructure and excellence to deliver world-leading translational research in the field of hearing loss.
About the role
To collaborate with, and facilitate relationships between, academic, clinical, professional services and external colleagues to capitalise on funding calls and maximise impact of translational research opportunities through the development of large-scale projects. To develop a comprehensive understanding of both clinical problems and the interests/capabilities of academics, clinical academics and other staff in order to facilitate collaborations that have strong commercial applications underpinned by funding to result in ‘real-world’ solutions. To identify and develop strong working relationships with the UCL hospitals, hospital research groups, clinical academics and charities to identify unmet clinical and patient needs that could be tackled using engineering-based solutions. This post is funded for 5 years in the first instance. This role meets the eligibility requirements for a skilled worker certificate of sponsorship or a global talent visa under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore, UCL welcomes applications from international applicants who require a visa. For further information please contact Anne Schilder or Nishchay Mehta .
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Translational Research Manager to join the NIHR UCLH BRC Hearing Health Theme to drive and expand its portfolio of translational hearing research. The post holder will be expected to acquire and develop strong expertise and knowledge across the full range of translational hearing research. They will be expected to understand the science behind the research and the BRC’s development strategy.
The post holder will be a confident self-starter and collaborative member of the team and will display impeccable work ethics. The postholder will work with academics and clinicians across the UCL Ear Institute and the UCLH Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals, to take responsibility for the delivery of the BRC’s translational hearing research strategy and growth of its programme of research.
This will include leading grant applications to major public and private funders and negotiating research contracts. The role requires experience in designing and delivering translational hearing research or its associated sciences, in raising research funds and interacting with major funders, biotech, pharma and private investors, and in managing regulatory approvals.
The role requires a strategic thinker with a professional approach to communication and strong managerial, project and budget management skills.
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