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Doctoral Training Programme Manager

Southampton, United Kingdom
£34,980 to £42,978 Per annum
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

Doctoral College

Location:  National Oceanography Centre Southampton
Salary:   £34,980 to £42,978 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 4 years
Closing Date:  Monday 29 April 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2676724BT

Doctoral College 

The Doctoral College is a central team within the University that supports and develops Postgraduate Research Students while they undertake their PhD journey.  Our aim is to provide an inspiring and vibrant environment for research and to equip students with the skills they will need to join the next generation of research leaders.

The role  

The University has recently been awarded a NERC funded Centre for Doctoral Training in the area of Resilient Flood Futures (Flood CDT) and are looking for a manager to support the programme team, partners and students.  The Doctoral Training Programme Manager will work in collaboration with the CDT Director and the Head of Doctoral Training Centres and Partnerships to ensure both the efficient and effective day to day management of the CDT as well as helping to define and deliver it's future strategy.  The postholder will facilitate the creation and maintenance of clear cohort identity, supporting students to successfully complete their programme of study, and working to raise the profile of the CDT both within and outside the University.  

This post is hybrid and when on campus will be based at the National Oceanography Centre, Waterfront Campus and Highfield Campus.  The successful applicant must possess excellent skills in both project support and task management, ideally with in the doctoral research student environment. 

You will be an excellent communicator capable of building relationships with multiple stakeholders across the University and the CDT partner institutions, as well as working with peers in equivalent roles across the University to deliver on the University strategy.  This role has line management responsibility. For further details of internal and external relationships please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.  

The post is full time, fixed term for 4 years.

For further information about the position, please contact Nasseem Fazel-Hamedani,

What we can offer you

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach. 

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