Project Officer

Cardiff University
Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£40,523 - £46,924 per annum (Grade 7)
05 Jun 2017
01 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Officer - Future Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Hub
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Cardiff University leads the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded Future Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Hub with three academic partners: UCL (University College London), the University of Manchester and the University of Sheffield.

The Hub will utilise Europe-leading facilities at the Institute for Compound Semiconductors (ICS) and the Compound Semiconductor Centre (CSC) that will translate research into large-scale CS growth and device fabrication. 

As part of the Manufacturing Hub programme the School of Physics and Astronomy is seeking to appoint a Project Officer to manage existing Hub work packages and InnovateUK projects and future related activities. The Manufacturing Hub is funded for 7 years (with a mid-term review) and is expected to become self-sustaining over this period.

You will provide advice, guidance and support to the Director and Hub Management Board to ensure the successful delivery of Hub targets on time and within budget. This will involve coordinating activity across the Universities and close cooperation with our industrial partners. You will ensure compliance with all contractual, administrative and reporting requirements of EPSRC funding and the University. This will include organising and supporting the Hub Strategic Advisory Board. You will be supported in this role by School administrative staff and staff working in Research and Innovation Services.

Please submit with your completed application form your full CV and a statement of research interests and career goals (2 pages max) addressing the criteria in the person specifications.

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This role is full-time (35 hour per week) and fixed term for 3 years.

Salary: £40,523 - £46,924 per annum (Grade 7)

Closing date: Friday, 30 June 2017

Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity.  Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds. We strongly welcome applicants from females and any ethnic minority group, as they are under-represented in our School. The University is committed to ensuring that we sustain a positive working environment for all staff to flourish and achieve. As part of this commitment, the University has developed a flexible and responsive framework of procedures to support staff in managing their work and personal commitments wherever possible.