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Project Coordinator (HOPES) (Fixed Term)

The department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge is looking for a project coordinator for the MQ funded Hopes project. HOPES is a 2 year collaborative effort between multiple Universities, led by Anne-Laura van Harmelen. This project that aims to investigate the neurobiological correlates of adolescent suicide behaviour. The University of Cambridge is the lead academic institute and is accountable to MQ for the management of the award. The project will entail the coordination of a network of Universities across the world (including Yale (New Haven, USA) and Orygen (Melbourne, Australia)). The scientific scope of this project includes neuroimaging research in existing data across the participating centres.

The post holder will primarily be responsible for the administration, organization, co-ordination and management of budget of the MQ hopes project. The post holder will make sure the deliverables and milestones of the project are delivered in time and to budget. The post holder will also support Dr van Harmelen in the overall delivery of the project. The role will demand organisation, project management and budget management skills; a capacity to manage scientifically and administratively complex research programmes to time and budget; communication and team-working skills; and proven capability for independent problem solving.

The post holder will be responsible for convening and minuting regular team meetings; for managing formal reporting requirements of MQ; for managing the consortium budget to the auditable standards expected by the University of Cambridge and MQ; for facilitating regulatory and legal approvals required by the research programme; and for generally supporting Dr van Harmelen and team members in the overall delivery of the programme.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr. Anne-Laura van Harmelen,

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 April 2020 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.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Closing date for applications is the 22nd May 2018, with interview dates to be confirmed.

Please quote reference RN15447 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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