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Project Manager, Designing bio-instructive materials for translation-ready medical devices (Fixed term, Part time)


Location:  University Park
Salary:  £32,348 to £34,308 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience.
Closing Date:  Sunday 05 February 2023
Reference:  SCI583522

We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic Project Manager to start up and manage a new EPSRC Large Grant Award in Designing bio-instructive materials for translation-ready medical devices. 

Based in the Boots Science Building on University Park you will work closely with the 12 academic staff involved in the grant at the University of Nottingham (Schools of Pharmacy, Life Science and the Faculty of Engineering) one partner at UCL and the international partners (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology La Trobe/Monash and Clemson). You will be coordinating and managing the work of the academic staff and postdocs to deliver on the grant outcomes. 

With a good honours degree, or equivalent, you need to have a track record of successfully managing projects. Excellent communication and influencing skills are required to work with internal and external stakeholders. You must be able to work and deliver to meet targets and deadlines and have the ability to draft reports and stories drawing on a range of information. 

We pride ourselves on the collegial and supportive culture created by our staff. We are dedicated to creating an environment which enables both our staff to thrive and achieve their potential. Our commitment to Equality and Diversity has been recognised in the awarding of an Athena SWAN Silver Award. 

This role is offered on a fixed term contract for 3 years, and the position is part time (21.75 hours over 3 days).

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Kevin Cooper (email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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