Project Manager: Gatsby Plant Science Education Programme, University of Cambridge (Fixed term)

University of Cambridge
£36,914 - £49,553 per annum
Application deadline: 
Sunday January 10th 2021

The Gatsby Plant Science Education Programme ( based at the Sainsbury Laboratory/Cambridge University Botanic Garden is recruiting a Project Manager for their diverse and exciting portfolio of engagement work with post-16 and undergraduate audiences.

The position is full time but we welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements. This role is fixed term: the funds for this position are available until 31/12/2021 in the first instance.

This post offers an exciting opportunity for those with experience and interest in undergraduate education and post-16 student engagement to build on an existing, successful programme of work. The Gatsby Plant Science Summer School has demonstrable impact on some of the brightest UK biology students, and this post will manage alumni support for graduates of the summer school. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to use their creativity and passion for plant science to devise ways of inspiring future participants in the programme and develop post-16 student plant science engagement activities.

The Gatsby Plant Science Education Programme aims to increase participation and interest in plant science in UK schools and universities, through online resources for students, school and college teachers, support for education professionals, and an annual undergraduate plant science summer school.