Building a Healthy World Project Manager, UCD

19 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Apr 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

012333 Building a Healthy World Project Manager,UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, Temporary 3 year post

The position of Research Manager for "Enabling a Healthy World" which includes the "UCD One Health" theme is a co-funded position between The Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) and the College of Health and Agricultural Science to enable the development of UCD's research strategy in Health. The ISSF is supported under the SFI-HRB Wellcome Biomedical Research Partnership, with matched funding from UCD which enables UCD to strategically advance research in Personalised and Translational Medicine and One Health and to leverage further external funding from agencies such as the EU and the Wellcome Trust, amongst others. This post will support initiatives in the overarching University theme of "Enabling a Healthy World" and the "UCD One Health" subtheme which integrates human medicine, veterinary medicine and environmental science locally, nationally, and globally - to achieve the best health for people, animals, and our environment.

The post holder will facilitate the growth of strategic partnerships with other Universities and Industry. The role will enable the identification of opportunities and the development of internal teams of critical mass with particular emphasis on interdisciplinary research and on research that translates into real benefit for human or animal, patients and society. The latter will include gap analysis, facilitation of networking events and coordinating and supporting collaborations. A key measure of success of these collaborations will be the ability to leverage large scale funding and enable high quality research outputs.

Salary: €42,000 per annum

Closing date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 16 April 2020.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs GMT on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

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