UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Project Co-ordinator

4 days left

Location
Glasgow (GB)
Salary
£27,285 - £30,688
Posted
08 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Project Co-ordinator

Department: Computer and Information Sciences (www.strath.ac.uk/cis/)
Faculty: Faculty of Science (www.strath.ac.uk/science/)
Staff Category:  Administrative and Professional
Reports To: Professor Roma Maguire
Salary Range: £27,285 - £30,688
FTE:    1
Reference No: 93452
Grade:    6
Contract Type:    Fixed Term (up to 31st January 2019)
Closing Date    Sunday, 26 November 2017

Applications are invited for a Project Co-ordinator to support an ongoing research study called eSMART, which is funded by the European Union and co-ordinated by the University of Strathclyde. As Project Co-ordinator, you will work closely with the Director and Deputy Director of the eSMART study, the research team in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences and external academic and clinical partners in our partner countries (UK, Ireland, Austria, Greece & Norway). As Project Co-ordinator, you will have responsibility for co-ordinating meetings, minute taking, submitting periodical reports on the EU Portal, managing and reviewing budgets, managing contracts between clinical sites and supporting the research team with producing and submitting reports to the EU. The post holder will also manage related networking and engagement mechanisms to generate knowledge and will contribute expertise and experience to the organisational planning of knowledge exchange eSMART activities and events.

This role is pivotal to the effective delivery of this project and management of this large-scale collaboration is critical to the success and impact of this research group. 

The successful candidate will have relevant project management / project co-ordinator work experience, preferably gained through previous EU research grants and higher education or industry, and will be able to work with accuracy and attention to detail, and demonstrate good IT skills. We are looking for an adaptable colleague and team player who is able to communicate effectively with enquirers, partners and colleagues, primarily in relation to the eSMART research study. Experience of working in academic environments and on previous projects funded by the EU is essential for this post. 

This is an exciting and challenging position which will provide an ambitious and committed candidate with valuable experience within a multi-site, multi-country University and clinical collaborative research environment. This position is available immediately until 31st January 2019.  

Further information on the application process and working at Strathclyde can be found on our website (http://www.strath.ac.uk/hr/workforus). Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Roma Maguire, Professor of Digital Health and Care (roma.maguire@strath.ac.uk / 0141 548 3589).

Formal interviews for this post will be held in mid December 2017.

Equality and Diversity

We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The University currently holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award, recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia.