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Position: WEISS Centre Manager
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Focussed on the management of WEISS activities and infrastructure and also providing support to affiliated externally funded projects as required, this role will provide strategically informed management support, working closely within and across teams responsible for research, translation, healthcare and industry both internal and external to UCL. The translational biomedical engineering activities within WEISS and clinical partner sites may require the post holder to occasionally work at or visit multiple sites within the Greater London area
Requirements: The successful candidate must have an undergraduate science/health related degree or substantial relevant experience along with a postgraduate diploma or professional project management qualification (eg Prince 2). The candidate must have experience in administration and management within a higher education environment along with an understanding of the UK research funding environment
   
Text: WEISS Centre Manager, - Ref:1787147 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Specific unit / Sub department Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?43,884 to ?51,769 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The WEISS Centre was established in 2017 as a flagship programme to accelerate the translation of engineering innovation into clinical practice. The Centre has affiliation with the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering as well as the Institute of Healthcare Engineering (UCL-IHE) both within the UCL Faculty of Engineering. WEISS collaborates with many other Faculties within UCL, the NHS, charitable trusts and foundations, national and international Universities and industries. This critical role within the Centre will work most closely with the Executive team and the Director, academic and research staff in order to support the strategy and delivery of conducting world leading research and delivering translational outcomes that have real-world, life-improving impact. Focussed on the management of WEISS activities and infrastructure and also providing support to affiliated externally funded projects as required, this role will provide strategically informed management support, working closely within and across teams responsible for research, translation, healthcare and industry both internal and external to UCL. The translational biomedical engineering activities within WEISS and clinical partner sites may require the post holder to occasionally work at or visit multiple sites within the Greater London area. Vision for the Centre The Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS) is dedicated to deliver pathologically, anatomically and physiologically optimal surgery by combining diagnostic-quality imaging and sensing with ergonomic smart instruments. We aspire to advancing engineering sciences in intraoperative imaging and sensing, data fusion and extraction, human-technology interfaces, tissue modelling, surgical instrumentation and surgical navigation, and in translating these to the clinic to make patient treatment safer and more effective. Having the relevant skills and know-how within one unified research centre plays a catalyst role in the clinical translation of engineering innovations for interventional and surgical procedures. This post is funded until 30th April 2022 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate must have an undergraduate science/health related degree or substantial relevant experience along with a postgraduate diploma or professional project management qualification (eg Prince 2). The candidate must have experience in administration and management within a higher education environment along with an understanding of the UK research funding environment. Experience of successful change management projects is desirable. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the scientific content of the vacancy, please contact Professor Dave Hawkes ( d.hawkes@ucl.ac.uk ). For general application queries, please contact Ms Alex Ferrell ( alexandra.ferrell@ucl.ac.uk ) We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 8 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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