Job Reference : S&E-13705
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 04/04/2019
Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 pro rata, per annum, depending on relevant experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : -
Hours Per week : 0.8 FTE
Contract Duration : Fixed term from as soon as possible until 30 September 2021
Applications are invited for RAAIR Project Manager position within the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester. You will be responsible for the administration of the RAAIR (Radio Astronomy Advanced Instrumentation Research) Laboratory, you will manage, co-ordinate and deliver specific activities relating to this collaboration.
You will have experience of supporting management to successfully deliver large-scale projects and programmes in a responsible capacity along with financial administration and management skills with ability to understand and work with budgets, and other financial information.
The RAAIR (Radio Astronomy Advanced Instrumentation Research) Laboratory is a joint venture between the University of Manchester and CETC38 (No. 38 Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation).
By undertaking state-of-the-art scientific and technical research in advanced instrumentation, RAAIR aims to significantly advance the field of radio astronomy. In addition, it will foster an outstanding international collaboration that will bring world-class scientists and engineers, leading figures in the field and young researchers with exceptional international prospects and innovative potential. RAAIR is expected to become an academic centre of excellence for international scientific and technological cooperation and exchanges, an important platform for bringing together first-rate scholars and cultivating original talent, an international innovation base with major influence, and an excellent demonstrator of Sino-British cooperation. RAAIR will demonstrate engagement and clear links with the Manchester 2020 Strategic Plan and the Chinese Government’s “Belt and Road Initiative”.
The School of Physics & Astronomy is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff to achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit http://www.physics.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity/
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Alick Deacon
Tel: 0161 850 2004
Tel: 0161 275 4499
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button above to find out more.
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