Doctoral Programme Manager (UK Food Systems Centre for Doctoral Training)

University of Greenwich
May 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099 to £42,978
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Doctoral Programme Manager (UK Food Systems Centre for Doctoral Training) NRI Administation & Support Location: Medway Campus

Salary: £37,099 to £42,978 per annum Contract Type: Fixed Term - Maternity cover 01/06/2024 to 30/05/2025 Release Date: Saturday 27 April 2024 Closing Date: Friday 17 May 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 4524

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) (www. is an internationally renowned multi-disciplinary centre of the University of Greenwich leading research on sustainable development, food security, economic growth and poverty reduction in the UK and globally. NRI leads the UK Food Systems Centre for Doctoral Training (UKFS-CDT). The UKFS-CDT aims to train the next generation future leaders to transform the UK food system into one that supports the health of the nation and also protects our natural environment. The doctoral programme is currently in its third year of operation and has nearly 60 doctoral researchers who are undertaking their studies at one of nine consortium partners (University of Greenwich, University College London, Royal Veterinary College, Aberystwyth

University, City University, University of Sussex, Brunel University London, NIAB East Malling and Rothamsted Research).

The purpose of the role is to manage the daily operation of the UKFS-CDT. This is a one year maternity leave cover. It is available on internal secondment. The UK Food System CDT is led by Professor Andrew Westby and academically managed by Academic Co-managers from the Natural Resources Institute. You will be lined managed by NRI's Awards and Grants Manager and you will line manage a Project Administrator.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Andrew Westby on [email protected].

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]

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To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including submission of a two-page supporting statement outlining your motivation and suitability for the role and a copy of your current CV. Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from protected characteristic(s), who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge / Mentally Healthy Universities , we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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