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Clinical Research Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Professor James B. Rowe invites applications for an experienced Scientific Coordinator, to join his team at the University of Cambridge. The successful candidate will manage a range of research projects and allied activities at the Cambridge Centre for Frontotemporal Dementia and Related Disorders and the new Cambridge Centre for Parkinson-Plus.

The post-holder will take a leading role in project management and in support of Professor Rowe's research programs and scientific activities, in terms of accelerating the start of projects, monitoring progress in terms of their milestones and budgets, in timely reporting to funding and statutory bodies, and in supporting the cohesion of the Centres in terms of governance, website and media, and regular liaison with all members of the Centres and collaborators.

The contribution to our excellence in research requires innovation, flexibility, and experience in research and organisation, together with public engagement in our vibrant environment for imaging, cognitive, and dementia neurosciences.

You will have an undergraduate degree and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences (including but not limited to Neuroscience, Psychology or equivalent) and ideally possess experience in scientific coordination, basic knowledge in biomedical or neuroscience research, experience in scientific writing, and have strong communication skills.

The University of Cambridge is internationally renowned for its excellence in research and training, including a large and multidisciplinary community for imaging neuroscience and connectomics. Our research group combines experience and world-class facilities at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (Elekta Neuromag MEG & 3T MRI) and Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre (3T and 7T MRI, and PET).

For more information contact Professor James B. Rowe (, Herchel Smith Building for Brain and Mind Sciences, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 2SZ, UK.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 4 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.

Closing date: 31st May 2018

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

Please quote reference RR15491 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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