Programme Manager, School of Biology - SB7205
Vacancy Description
School of Biology, MASTS Directorate, £30,122-£35,938 per annum, Start:: As soon as possible, Fixed term for 12 months
The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) is a research pooling initiative, funded by the Scottish Funding Council.  MASTS brings together the majority of Scotland’s marine research capacity by operating as a co-ordinating body designed to: 

• make better use of collective resources
• maximise the impact of evidence and analysis
• improve interactions among marine experts and interested parties in all sectors
• build efficient and effective communications networks#
• offer tailored Graduate School training and networking opportunities

The MASTS Directorate wishes to secure the services of an individual capable of operating at a high level at the interface between science, policy and industry. The role is primarily administrative and advisory with some management responsibility. The post-holder will need to have the ability to understand, interpret and communicate broad and often complex areas of marine science.  The role will be varied and flexibility of approach and work ethic will be a fundamental requirement.

The position will be for 12 months in the first instance.

The anticipated start date: 1st February 2013
End Date: 31st January 2014

Contact: Dr Mark James, Operations Director – MASTS
Email: maj8@st-andrews.ac.uk  

Web: http://www.masts.ac.uk

Interview Date: 17 December 2012

Ref No: SB7205

Closing Date: 3 December 2012

Further Particulars: SB7205AD FPs.doc

School of Biology
MASTS Directorate
£30,122-£35,938 per annum
Start: As soon as possible
Fixed term for 12 months