30 May 2018
Grade 7 - (£31,604 - £35,550 pro rata - part-time 0.8FTE)
until 31st December 2021
Based at Ninewells, one of Europe’s largest teaching hospitals, the School of Medicine provides outstanding medical education and training for the doctors of tomorrow. Ranked as number 1 in Scotland and number 4 in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018) it consistently ranks highly for graduate preparedness for practice.
The discoveries of the staff within the School have led to new ways of diagnosing and treating major diseases such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. This research has changed clinical practice and informed government policy and health guidelines. This in turn informs their exciting curriculum which produces well-rounded graduates equipped with the skills, knowledge and professional attributes to work within, shape and lead healthcare delivery in the 21st century.
We are recruiting a Project Manager for the implementation and management of a 4-year EU collaborative research project, iPLACENTA (“Innovation in Placenta Modelling”). The project is a Horizon2020 Innovative Training Network (ITN) coordinated by the School of Medicine consisting of sixteen-partners across ten-European countries delivering Ph.D training to Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) in maternal and foetal health.
You will play a central role in the management of iPLACENTA to ensure compliance with the grant agreement assisting the project coordinator, Dr Murdoch. Your network-wide responsibilities will include maintaining records, leading administrative, financial and legal management, marketing, tracking finances and organizing project events. Additionally, you will be a critical link in driving communication within the network, and assist with ESR training in efficient project management.
This is a unique opportunity to undertake a challenging project management role in a complex EU project. You will contribute to the training of 15 ESRs in a major project across different EU institutes, and have the opportunity to travel overseas.
Your priorities will include:
Who we’re looking for:
An enthusiastic and flexible individual with experience of managing complex projects (ideally EU-ITN projects) efficiently dealing with a wide range of tasks. Possessing excellent organisational skills and proven ability to use their own initiative. You will need a range of communication skills to facilitate exchanges within the network and ultimately the EU.
Please see job description for full details of post.
We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others.
Informal enquiries to Dr. Murdoch are encouraged. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. +44 (0)1382 383526.