Centre for Doctoral Training Manager

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
£33,797 - £38,017
Jan 21, 2020
End of advertisement period
Feb 02, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Centre for Doctoral Training Manager

Job number SUPP106059
Division/School - School of Physics
Contract type - Open Ended
Working pattern - Part time
Salary £33,797 - £38,017
Closing date for applications 02-Feb-2020

Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics

Doctoral Training Manager

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics (CDT-CDT) offers graduates a four-year doctoral training programme, underpinned by world-class research and industrial expertise. This doctoral training centre, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), is a collaboration between the Universities of Bristol and Bath.

We are looking to recruit a Centre Manager. Working with the Director of the CDT, the CDT Manager will take responsibility for the administrative running of the Centre, making key decisions when necessary to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the Centre including strategic and operational planning; managing Centre finances; liaison with external partners including funding bodies; administering student records and processes through to graduation; providing support to postgraduate students; event management; public engagement and impact activities.

You will have relevant experience, for example within Higher Education administration or research, excellent organisation and management skills; the ability to plan and prioritise workloads and to meet multiple fixed deadlines.  You will have budgetary experience, and will possess strong numeracy, IT and communication skills in English.  Additionally, you should be able to manage a varied portfolio of requests and be able to work independently with a high level of self-motivation.

The post is part-time, 17.5 hours per week and funding is available for 2.5 years. Please note that the successful candidate must be able to start within 2 months of the interview date.

For more information, please direct informal enquiries to

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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