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iCAST Coordinator (part time, fixed term)

Job title iCAST Coordinator (part time, fixed term)

Department Chemistry

Salary Starting from £27,929, rising to £34,308

Grade Grade 6

SOC Code - Visa Requirements There is no SOC code listed but I believe this role meets the skill and salary requirements to be considered for sponsorship

Placed on Tuesday 20 September 2022

Closing date Tuesday 04 October 2022

Interview date Tuesday 11 October 2022

Reference CC9845

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Join the innovation leaders in clean growth in the UK and internationally, in our cross-institutional Innovation Centre working in bio-based feedstocks, sustainable chemical production systems and sustainable engineering materials and plastics.

About us:

Working with the Universities of Bath and Oxford and its core partners - the High Value Manufacturing Catapult’s National Composites Centre (NCC) and Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) – you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a dynamic partnership of over 50 spin-outs, high growth SMEs and multinational corporates to deliver sustainable and circular chemical process-based research and innovation projects.

About the role:

The iCAST Co-ordinator's role offers an exciting opportunity to ensure the day to day Centre’s co-ordination, event organisation and dedicated support to iCAST Directors and Manager.

The Co-ordinator role requires excellent coordination and administrative skills and good experience managing interactions with a broad range of stakeholders.

The £17M Innovation Centre for Applied and Sustainable Technologies (iCAST) is a new, unique innovation facility hosted by the Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies (CSCT) at Bath. Its purpose is to kick-start a step-change in the UK industrial strategy for translating sustainable chemical technologies into clean growth. Its ambition is to be the go-to place for companies working on clean growth technologies to easily invest in R&D and to partner with critical mass academic strength to enable them to scaleup, deliver innovation commercially and deliver economic impact, build supply chains, jobs and green growth in the UK and overseas.

This is a fixed term position with an expected duration until 30/09/2024 working 29.2 hours per week.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Francesca Guiso Gallisai (fgg20@bath.ac.uk)

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:

     - Relocation Procedure

     - Visa Reimbursement Scheme

     - Interest-Free Loan Scheme

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:


If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.