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Project Manager

Do you have the skills and experience to support the evaluation, development, and implementation of innovative ideas and inventions in healthcare? Do you understand how research and innovation can benefit healthcare delivery for patients undergoing radiotherapy treatment for cancer? 

As project manager you will provide project support to researchers in the Cancer Research UK Radiation Research Centre of Excellence (RadNet Leeds) based at St James’s University Hospital. With evidence of strong project planning and project management skills, you will be responsible for managing complex healthcare innovation projects and coordinating activities with academics in Leeds and stakeholders in the Cancer Research UK Radiation Research Network (CRUK RadNet) . You will be a member of the Operational Management Team and will work across the local partner institutes in the School of Medicine and the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Through your knowledge and experience of healthcare and/or academic research and research funder environments you will have an excellent understanding of the research and governance policies and processes which are relevant to the University and NHS . You will also have significant experience of costing projects and direct experience of having provided research support in an oncology environment would be advantageous.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Ann Henry, Associate Professor in Clinical Oncology

Tel: +44 (0)113 206 8586, Email:

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold award.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - St James University Hospital
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Medical Research (LIMR)
Section:  Oncology
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  Full time
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (3 years - external funding)
Release Date:  Wednesday 08 January 2020
Closing Date:  Wednesday 22 January 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 27 February 2020
Reference:  MHLMR1005
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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