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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Applications are invited for the position of Programme, Communications and Training Manager for the new Institute of Computing for Climate Science (ICCS). The ICCS is a collaborative project of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Cambridge Zero, and University Information Services at the University of Cambridge.

The ICCS will apply the University's existing world-class expertise in climate sciences, computer science and data science to collaborate with the various international research teams from Schmidt Futures' Virtual Earth Systems Research Institute (VESRI) in addressing their specific computation and research software needs to advance their data-driven climate modelling.

The Programme, Communications and Training Manager will organise, manage and deliver activities for the ICCS. The role-holder will work independently and consult with the Academic Director, the Executive Programme Director, co-directors and the advisory board of ICCS where required. The post-holder will assist in developing a strategy and vision for ICCS, and in planning and delivering the implementation of that strategy. Developing and managing relationships with stakeholders within and outside the University is an important aspect of this role, as is taking an active role in communicating and promoting the activities of the Institute.

The successful candidate will have a good first degree or significant recent and relevant experience in the areas and activities covered by ICCS.

The role holder will have knowledge and experience of project and programme management methodologies and processes, as well as preparing and communicating complex scientific information to a diverse audience. Excellent IT skills and interpersonal and communication skills are also essential. Experience in creating impactful scientific communications and completing funding applications is also desirable.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 5 years in the first instance.

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We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for flexible, hybrid working arrangements with the option of working from home for some of the time. Applications will also be considered for part-time working or other working arrangements, including a job share.

For more information about this role, please contact Marla Fuchs, Executive Programme Director, ICCS

You will need to upload a full curriculum vitae and a covering letter highlighting your suitability for the position. The full contacts for three professional referees should be included; please note that we will assume that you are happy for us to approach your referees at any stage, unless you indicate otherwise in the space provided on the form.

Closing Date: 10 October 2022

Please quote reference LE31010 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. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy.

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

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Oct 10th 2022

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