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Head of Hub Development and Community (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Job title Head of Hub Development and Community (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Department Chemical Engineering

Salary Starting from £44,414, rising to £52,841 pro rata

Grade Grade 8

Placed on Wednesday 24 May 2023

Closing date Wednesday 07 June 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference FM10631

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We have an incredible opportunity for a Head of Hub Development and Community to join the Department of Chemical Engineering!

About the role:

This position is an integral part of the EPSRC Sustainable Manufacturing ‘Cellular Agriculture Manufacturing ‘CARMA’ Hub. This is a wide-ranging role covering stakeholder engagement and overseeing our personal and professional development programme. 

The post will be based in Bath, but will work closely with academic partners in Aberystwyth, Birmingham, Royal Agricultural University and UCL, and the 10+ partner companies. 

This role is primarily connected with the Faculty of Engineering and Design and the School of Management, though working across campus and with the partner institutions is central to the day-to-day activities. For a full outline of the role please see the attached Job Description below.

This position is offered on a part time basis of 18.3 hours per week, fixed-term until September 2030. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Marianne Ellis on or Davide Mattia on, however please ensure you submit your application through our website. 

About you:

We are looking for an individual with outstanding interpersonal skills, demonstrated through extensive experience of working in project management in academia and industry, and the interface between the two. 

Our ideal candidate will also have experience in designing and running development and/or coaching programmes.

About us:

You will be joining a progressive and thriving academic environment, and will benefit from the collaborative and well-established Department and Faculty systems at the University of Bath. This includes a strong mentoring and personal & professional development environment in the Department. The lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful and accessible areas in the UK are an added attraction.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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.

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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, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.