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Education Programme Manager (Fixed Term)

An exciting opportunity has been created for a proactive and enthusiastic programme manager to develop the education and training strand of the new Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences. The Academy aims to establish a world-leading platform for industrial/academic collaboration in the development of pharmaceuticals and therapeutics, drawing on the breadth of expertise across the University.

You will work in partnership with people across the University and in industry to develop the education and training programme as well as contributing to the overall vision of the Academy. You will be responsible for the process of planning and developing a new modular MPhil in Therapeutic Sciences as well as seeking routes to expand current doctoral training and industry partnership in the area. In order to achieve this you will need excellent organisational and communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships and networks. A creative approach and the ability to spot and develop potential new opportunities are essential, as is the ability to work well independently and as part of a team and meet tight deadlines.

You will have a degree in a relevant subject with a PhD or significant relevant experience, as well as knowledge of postgraduate training and professional development including experience of setting up and/or managing education and training programmes in a University or industry setting. Understanding of current trends in the bioscience industry sector and its needs and drivers in relation to education, skills and talent development would also be an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be directed via email to Dr Paula Frampton (

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is 26 June and interviews will be held on 10 July 2017. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact

Please quote reference EW12355 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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