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Coordinator Required for the Metabolic Network

The Cambridge Metabolic Network is an exciting initiative that promotes coordinated research activities in metabolism and endocrinology throughout the University and surrounding research institutes to develop an interdisciplinary research community working on scientific, health and social aspects of metabolic diseases. Cambridge has an impressive track record of achievement in these research areas and we anticipate that further discoveries will continue to increase international impact.

We wish to appoint an energetic, enthusiastic Coordinator to support the development of the Network across the arts, humanities, social and physical sciences, technology and medicine. This is a part-time post (0.5fte). The Coordinator will work with the Steering Group to develop the scope and activities of the network. This will involve implementing a varied programme of activities including website development, scientific meetings and workshops, and promoting interdisciplinary research collaborations to ensure metabolic research continues to develop as a key theme within the University and region. The Coordinator will be based in the Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

Applications, including CV, covering letter, and a completed CHRIS/6 form including Parts 1, and 3 (available on ) should be sent to: Karen Laurence, Metabolic Research Laboratories, Level 4 Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 289, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, Email:
Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Maria Adams ( Information about existing Strategic Initiatives and Networks supported by the University can be found at:

Please quote reference RG02366 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Further information

Metabolic Coordinator Further Information

Department/Location: Department of Clinical Biochemistry

Salary: £28,132-£36,661 pro rata

Reference: RG02366

Category: Academic-related

Published: 13 December 2013

Closing date: 13 January 2014

Posted on 07/01/2014

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