Job title: Senior Colony Manager
Location: The Francis Crick Institute, Midland Road, London
Contract:Permanent, Full time
Salary: Competitive with benefits, subject to skills and experience
Vacancy ID: 9226
We are looking for a highly experienced, organised and proactive individual to lead a new initiative in colony management at the Crick, and direct & train up a team of colony coordinators to fulfil this role. You will be able to provide expert specialist advice and have a good knowledge of the current state of the art in relevant fields. To be able to take on this position, you will have good decision-making skills and the ability to communicate complex information to a broad range of audiences. You will be confident, articulate, with excellent time & project management skills, and a passion for animal welfare. Experience of staff management &/or training would be desirable.
Applicants will have outstanding communication skills to liaise with groups and the BRF staff and a proven track record of designing and implementing best practice in animal welfare through optimal breeding strategies. Planning a genetic stability programme & microbiome monitoring will also be under this role’s remit.
The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.
An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.
The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.
The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.
- If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply via our website.
- The closing date for applications is on 17 December at 23:30.
- All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.