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Job: Doctoral programme manager (UK food systems centre for doctoral training), Medway, UK

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The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) ( is an internationally renowned multi-disciplinary centre of the University of Greenwich leading research on sustainable development, food security, economic growth and poverty reduction in the UK and globally.  NRI leads the UK Food Systems Centre for Doctoral Training (UKFS-CDT).  The UKFS-CDT aims to train the next generation future leaders to transform the UK food system into one that supports the health of the nation and also protects our natural environment.  The doctoral programme is currently in its third year of operation and has nearly 60 doctoral researchers who are undertaking their studies at one of nine consortium partners (University of Greenwich, University College London, Royal Veterinary College, Aberystwyth University, City University, University of Sussex, Brunel University London, NIAB East Malling and Rothamsted Research).

The purpose of the role is to manage the daily operation of the UKFS-CDT. This is a one year maternity leave cover. It is available on internal secondment.   The UK Food System CDT is led by Professor Andrew Westby and academically managed by Academic Co-managers from the Natural Resources Institute.  You will be lined managed by NRI’s Awards and Grants Manager and you will line manage a Project Administrator.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Andrew Westby on

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £37,099 to £42,978 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Maternity cover 01/06/2024 to 30/05/2025
Release Date: Saturday 27 April 2024
Closing Date: Friday 17 May 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4524

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