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PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is now CLOSED

Education and Communication Manager

Closing date: 1st October 2020

Salary:  £32,816 to £40,322 per annum (depending on experience)

Location: Oglesby Cancer Research Building, University of Manchester

Contract Type: Fixed term, starting as soon as possible until 19th October 2022

Job Summary

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual with experience in creating effective digital and educational communications materials to join the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) Strategic Team in a new Education and Communications Manager role.

You will be expected to oversee the development and delivery of the NCITA education programme through timely communication materials and delivering a yearly national cancer imaging conference. In addition, you will be expected to contribute, support and independently develop high quality communication materials that support imaging research and support the education, scientific, and public engagement communication activities within the MCRC aligned with its partners (The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust).

This post is funded by the Cancer Research UK National Cancer Imaging Translational Award (NCITA).

Essential Requirements

  • You will hold a university degree in a relevant discipline (or have equivalent relevant experience).
  • In addition, you should have a natural flair for creating bespoke communication materials that effectively communicate imaging research or other activities to researchers or other audiences.
  • You should also have excellent networking skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from across the NCITA and MCRC partnerships.

The post will be based at the Oglesby Cancer Research Building in South Manchester.

The role is full time and opportunities exist for flexible working.

Further Details

To apply for the vacancy please click here.

For further details on the role please contact: Professor James O’Connor (James.O’ or email

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