This is an exciting opportunity for an established scientific manager, or a scientist seeking to develop a career in scientific management, to join the MRC Centre for Environment and Health and the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in Chemical and Radiation Threats and Hazards based within the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College. Both units are recognized as international centres of excellence for research and training on the health effects of environmental pollutants and the translation of this knowledge to inform national and international policies to improve health.
Duties and responsibilities
As the Centre and HPRU’s Scientific Manager, you will play a key research management role helping the investigators to deliver the research programmes of these two units. You will report to the Centre and HPRU Director, Professor Paul Elliott and provide organisational and scientific administrative support across their range of activities, including the joint training programme and engagement activities.
You will have an MSc or PhD level qualification in a scientific discipline preferably relevant to the objectives of the Centre and HPRU, be highly motivated, have excellent leadership and inter-personal skills and have demonstrated ability in administration and project management. Attention to detail, total reliability and the commitment to ensure the quality and accuracy of work is essential.
The post is full time and fixed term until 31 May 2024 and based at Imperial College’s new White City Campus.
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