Communication and Digital Content Officer, National Aspergillosis Centre

Manchester, United Kingdom
£26,495 to £30,688 per annum depending on experience
28 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Wythenshawe Hospital
Closing Date : 29/10/2018
Salary : £26,495 to £30,688 per annum depending on experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine
Hours Per week : 35
Contract Duration : Fixed term for 8 months

An enthusiastic IT experienced science or medical writer is required to assist the many patient and health professional communications emanating from the National Aspergillosis Centre (NAC) at MFT-Wythenshawe, working with senior University staff. These include contributions to Manchester Fungal Infection Group webpage, The Aspergillus Website, LIFE-worldwide, Aspergillosis for Patients, (microscopy course on line), as well as departmental websites. Regular blogs and news items are written and issued on all things fungal. An ability to synthesise the guts of a publication, and make it accessible to non-scientists is a particular skill required.

The NAC comms team are also very active in involving patients in research, patient support and awareness via written, face-to-face, video communication and social media so interpersonal skills are essential.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Graham Atherton


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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