Senior Research Administrator
Senior Research Administrator
Location: University Park
Salary: £22,494 to £26,829 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date: Friday 16 February 2018
Senior Research Administrator for the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) and Wellcome Trust Doctoral Training Programme in Antimicrobials and Antimicrobial Resistance (WT-DTP)
Applications are invited to the above role to provide comprehensive, high quality professional support to academic staff with respect to the logistics and activities of NBIC and WT-DTP. Liaison with key stakeholders in the School and the University of Nottingham as well as external academic partner institutions and industrial collaborators.
This role will be located in the Centre for Biomolecular Sciences https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cbs/ at the University of Nottingham. The position will be supporting activities for the new National Biofilm Innovation Centre (NBIC) http://biofilms.ac.uk/ led by teams at the Universities of Nottingham, Southampton, Edinburgh and Liverpool plus a further 11 universities from the UK, three research centres – Diamond Synchrotron, the Hartree Centre and the Quadram Institute – and three major global academic partners – The Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), the Montana State University (USA) and the University of Copenhagen (Denmark). The NBIC at Nottingham is directed by Professor Miguel Cámara and spans the Faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences, Science and Engineering.
Participating in the activities of NBIC will also be the University’s Centre for Biomolecular Sciences, where the NBIC branch will be hosted, the Centre for Healthcare Technologies, the Interface and Surface Analysis Centre, the School of Life Sciences Imaging unit and the Synthetic Biology Centre. NBIC will collaborate with a network of over 50 commercial partners from different sectors ranging from SMEs to large companies to exploit the UK’s global leadership in biofilms. The centre’s inclusive model means that other universities and companies conducting biofilm research can participate and benefit from partnership with the NBIC consortium.
This role will also be supporting the Wellcome Trust Doctoral Training Partnership https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/mds-graduate-school/wellcome-aamr/index.aspx . The programme is a partnership between the Wellcome Trust, University of Nottingham, and the University of Birmingham led by Professors Paul Williams (Nottingham) and Ian Henderson (Birmingham). It incorporates the multidisciplinary research strengths of both Universities and is centred on the Centre for Biomolecular Sciences and the Institute of Microbiology and Infection. Students awarded a place on the programme undertake a 4 year MRes+PhD doctoral training programme (DTP). The first (MRes) year includes three different rotations, dedicated teaching sessions and a short placement to highlight the problems of antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic discovery and development encountered by clinicians and industry. PhD students appointed to the programme are primarily at either University of Nottingham or University of Birmingham.
This full-time, fixed-term post is available until the 30th November 2019. Applications for job share will also be accepted.
The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.