University of Cambridge

Project Manager

University of Cambridge.

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Project Manager
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
Reference: PR20145

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Project Manager/Information Scientist to work on projects studying the regulation of neural stem cell behaviour, under the direction of Professor Andrea Brand at the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the operational oversight of research projects, for monitoring current literature and assisting with the preparation of research manuscripts and grant applications, for liaising with grant funding bodies, for maintaining and updating the lab’s website and promoting the lab’s research on social media.

Ideally the candidate should have a PhD in a Biological Science or a related discipline and strong writing and IT skills. Knowledge of stem cell biology is desirable.

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2021 in the first instance.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

Closing date: 31 August 2019

As part of the application candidates should write a press release for one of Professor Brand’s publications (150 words or less). See This should be uploaded to the system, together with a copy of your CV.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Jayne Fisher at

Please quote reference PR20145 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The Gurdon Institute is committed to equality and diversity in the workplace, for more information go to The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Reference: PR20145