Senior Project manager

University of Edinburgh

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Senior Project manager


University of Edinburgh

Job description

Job Description:Grade UE08 £48,350-£59,421CMVM- Centre for Clinical Brain SciencesFull-time 35 hours per weekFixed-term: 56 monthsWe have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join a team of investigators from several linked research awardsThe Opportunity:We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to manage several linked projects across the UK. The successful applicant will work closely with academics, healthcare providers and other key stakeholders across the UK, to maximise the benefits from these linked mental health research funding awards.The post is available until 31 March 2029.This post is full-time (35 hours per week) but we are open to considering part-time or flexible working patterns. We are also open to considering requests for hybrid working (on a non-contractual basis) that combines a mix of remote and regular on-campus working.Your skills and attributes for success:

  • You should have experience of managing large collaborative projects.
  • You should be dedicated to improving our understanding and treatment of mental illness.
  • You should be a team player, exceptional communicator and highly collaborative.

Click to view a copy of the fullAs part of this application you will be required to submit a one page document outlining how you meet the essential criteria, as outlined on the job description.Interested applicants should first approach Andrew McIntosh for further informationAs a valued member of our team you can expect:

  • An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work.
  • To be part of a diverse and vibrant international community
  • Comprehensive Staff Benefits, such as a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, and flexible work options. Check out the full list on our

(opens in a new tab) and use our reward calculator to discover the total value of your pay and benefitsChampioning equality, diversity and inclusionThe University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.Prior to any employment commencing with the University you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our (opens new browser tab)On this occasion the University will not consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this role. International workers will therefore only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.Key dates to noteThe closing date for applications is 14 June 2024.Unless stated otherwise the closing time for applications is 11:59pm GMT. If you are applying outside the UK the closing time on our adverts automatically adjusts to your browsers local time zone.Interviews will be held tbcAbout Us: As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.About the Team:The Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences ( ; Director Professor Siddharthan Chandran) is part of Edinburgh Neuroscience and Edinburgh Medical School. CCBS comprises the Divisions of Clinical Neurosciences (Head: Professor Siddharthan Chandran), Psychiatry (Head: Professor Daniel Smith) and Neuroimaging Sciences (Head: Professor Joanna Wardlaw). Our work integrates laboratory science, data science, health informatics and clinical research to study the causes, consequences and treatment of all major neurological and psychiatric disorders. Methodological strengths include neuroimaging, clinical trials, neuropathology, neuropsychiatric genetics and regenerative neurology.We have 56 Principal Investigators, 70% of whom are NHS clinicians, grounding our work in clinical need and facilitating translation into patient benefit. We produce more than 500 research outputs per year, leading to improved patient care and NHS policy changes, with substantial impact on morbidity and mortality. CCBS researchers attracted £49M in external funding over the last three years and we collaborate globally, leading national and international consortia in neurodegenerative disorders, global mental health, psychiatric conditions, stroke and small vessel disease.With bases at Edinburgh BioQuarter, Royal Edinburgh Hospital and Western General Hospital, CCBS locations link laboratory and clinical science with informatics, public engagement and commerce to facilitate creative interdisciplinary working. CCBS hosts c.60 postgraduate students, mostly PhDs. We are particularly strong in clinical PhD training, with bespoke funding schemes (e.g. Rowling Scholars), and we host the Wellcome Translational Neuroscience Doctoral Training Programme. Through generous philanthropic support, CCBS has established many specialist research hubs that are expanded by community fundraising and which engage closely with patient groups, policy-makers and public.

Expected salary

£48350 – 59421 per year


United Kingdom

Job date

Sun, 02 Jun 2024 01:05:47 GMT

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