Research Coordinator - University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is looking to recruit a Research Coordinator to play a key role in developing the Global Diet and Activity Research (GDAR) Group and Network, a new initiative funded by NIHR and led by the MRC Epidemiology Unit.  

GDAR focuses on the prevention of non-communicable diseases in low and middle income countries (LMICs) and the initiative is being taken forward through a Cambridge-based Group, which builds on the internationally-recognised Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), and a Network of research partners in LMIC settings, currently South Africa, Cameroon, Kenya and the Caribbean.

The post-holder will work closely with the GDAR Lead to coordinate the portfolio of research and deliver objectives. They will establish and support communications across the Network and contribute to promoting GDAR externally to multiple audiences. They will coordinate activities and information to ensure funder requirements are met and that research is conducted within budget and in compliance with high standards of research governance. The post-holder will also support new grant applications to enable a growing and sustainable portfolio of global public health research.

You will be educated to degree level, have experience of the research grant management lifecycle and some knowledge of research governance. Ideally you will have a PhD or research experience. Research management, communications and knowledge exchange are well established areas within the MRC Epidemiology Unit and support will be provided for the right candidate to grow and develop in the role.

The role is based in the MRC Epidemiology Unit which is a department of the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge.

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The closing date is 21 January 2018.


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