Scientific Manager

Big Data Institute (NDM), University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 p.a.

We are looking to appoint a Scientific Manager to work with Professor Hollingsworth and her team to deliver scientific outputs which deliver real-world impact. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for designing and delivering scientific outputs for two large grants with international sub-awardees and will have an excellent understanding of the scientific aims of the group and communicate a scientific vision to external stakeholders, through attending scientific and public meetings, developing a web and social media presence, and public speaking on behalf of the group.


You will support the group leader in driving the scientific strategy of her group and the NTD modelling consortium, assisting in translating the vision across multiple projects, ensuring the implementation of plans and timely achievement of scientific goals. You will also coordinate scientific reporting to the funders on projects and applications and reports to ethics review boards and other regulators, and ensure all members of team understand and comply with necessary requirements. As well as assisting in planning and writing grants, project proposals, fellowship applications and scientific publications, you will develop and implement a program of scientific skills training for the members of the group and provide mentoring to members of the group in their individual scientific and career skills program.


You must hold or be close to completion of a PhD in a relevant biological, biomedical or mathematical sciences or related subject and have excellent verbal and written communication as well as scientific writing skills, including ability to communicate with people from multiple disciplines, particularly clinicians, scientists and bioinformaticians as well as communicating with lay audiences.

You must also have excellent organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks, adapt to changing demands and manage a complex workload of their own and that of other project members to work together to meet deadlines.


This full-time position is fixed-term until 30 June 2021 in the first instance.


Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.


The closing date for this vacancy will be 12.00 noon on Wednesday 20 February 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-138177

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