Project Manager – Scientific

Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 22nd Feb 2021
  • Salary: £36,028 - £40,125 per annum
  • REF: 1874781
  • Closes: 15th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for a scientific project manager, part-time position within the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, a well-funded, highly interactive research group led by Professor Francesco Muntoni.

The candidate will be the scientific project manager on a multi-year, highly innovative, international project looking at natural history in children affected by Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and the effect of novel therapies on disease progression. This project has a strong translational research component and requires interactions both at a national and international level with academic collaborators, and study sponsor. The post holder will prepare periodic managerial and technical/scientific reports for the sponsor and for ethical committees as needed, provide scientific input for the ISMAC, regularly updating the research teams involved in the grant and promoting collaborative research.

This part-time post is available until 31 March 2022 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

We are looking for a highly motivated applicant with a Biomedical or relevant science degree, or PhD in a relevant subject. A background in project management and experience in scientific writing is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also required.

The post-holder will work closely with existing staff at the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre but must have the ability to work independently.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

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If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on quoting the job reference.

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

Closing Date

15 Mar 2021

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