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Department of Psychology


Job Opportunity

Coordinator: Institute for Neuroscience (Fixed Term)

Grade 7, either full-time, or part-time

This is an exciting new post based in the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience. We are looking for someone to coordinate the activities of the newly established Institute for Neuroscience (IfN). We require someone to set up the administrative functions for this cross-disciplinary Institute, which aims to facilitate interdisciplinary research work in the field of neuroscience among the University Departments.

The post will involve liaising with, and acting as the main point of contact for all interested parties in the ifN, developing and supporting long-term funding streams for the initiative, including philanthropy and grant funding, developing and maintaining an efficient administrative system for IfN. The post holder will also over-see the administration of a PhD programme in Neuroscience and assist with the administration of other interdisciplinary graduate programmes in Neuroscience.

You should have experience working in a research-related role in higher education, industry, healthcare or government environment and experience of managing complex projects to deadlines. Good IT skills and experience of budget management and organising fundraising would be useful. A science degree or equivalent work experience is desirable.

This post is offered part-time or full-time.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 30 months in the first instance

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Applications from agencies will not be considered.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Elaine Murdie at:

Please quote reference PL17864 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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