Coordinator: Institute For Neuroscience - University of Cambridge

Vacancy Reference Number
Closing Date
30 Jun 2019
£30,395 to £39,609
Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge
Fixed term for 30 months in the first instance

Coordinator: Institute for Neuroscience 

Grade 7, either full-time, or part-time 

This is an exciting new post based in the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.  We are looking for someone to coordinate the activities of the newly established Institute for Neuroscience (IfN). We require someone to set up the administrative functions for this cross-disciplinary Institute, which aims to facilitate interdisciplinary research work in the field of neuroscience among the University Departments. 

The post will involve liaising with, and acting as the main point of contact for all interested parties in the ifN, developing and supporting long-term funding streams for the initiative, including philanthropy and grant funding, developing and maintaining an efficient administrative system for IfN. The post holder will also over-see the administration of a PhD programme in Neuroscience and assist with the administration of other interdisciplinary graduate programmes in Neuroscience. 

You should have experience working in a research-related role in higher education, industry, healthcare or government environment and experience of managing complex projects to deadlines. Good IT skills and experience of budget management and organising fundraising would be useful.  A science degree or equivalent work experience is desirable. 

This post is offered part-time or full-time. 

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 30 months in the first instance 

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :

Applications from agencies will not be considered. 

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Elaine Murdie at: 

Please quote reference PL17864 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. 

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. 

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Contact Details

Elaine Murdie: