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Engineering Biology in Cambridge


The Synthetic Biology Strategic Research Initiative (SRI) is based in the Department of Plant Sciences. We are seeking a part-time (0.5FTE) Administrative Assistant who will work closely with the SRI Co-ordinator, Dr Jenny Molloy, in the research group of Professor Jim Haseloff (SRI Chair).

SRI logoThe role-holder will provide administrative support to the Synthetic Biology SRI Co-ordinator, maintain a website for the initiative, assist with events, publicity organisation, committee meetings and other related administration.

The successful candidate will have an A-Level in Biology, or equivalent; knowledge of web design and implementation; the ability to use social media as a PR tool in a professional setting; events management experience. You will have excellent communication skills and a pro-active and flexible approach.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

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