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Masters in Bioscience Enterprise (MBE) Programme Manager

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology wishes to appoint a Programme Manager for its successful Masters in Bioscience Enterprise (MBE) Course.

The Programme Manager will be responsible, in collaboration with key members of the Department, for the academic structure and content of the MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise course, its development and effective delivery. Responsibilities include the organisation of teaching, resource procurement and deployment, time-tabling, internal and external liaison, and the selection of and academic mentorship of students. The Programme Manager also manages and works closely with the Programme Administrator.

This role also requires the post holder to establish connections with local, national and international companies and organisations for the purposes of eliciting lectures and for the procurement of student placements.

The Programme Manager also manages the activities of administrative and other contributing staff, is responsible for suggesting suitable appointees for the role of External Examiner, undertakes strategic budgetary planning and approves expenditure against income.

More information about the Department and the MBE Course can be found here:

For informal discussion regarding this position please email Professor John Dennis, Head of Department

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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.

Applicants should ensure their application is complete and submitted by Midnight on the closing date.

Please quote reference NQ12682 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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