Research Funding Manager

Posted by Worldwide Cancer Research

Research Funding Manager

Edinburgh, Edinburgh Check commute

Circa £40k per year

Permanent, Full-time

RFM

Job Description

As Research Funding Manager you will be responsible for the management of the multi-million pound response mode funding programme for basic and translational cancer research.  Reporting directly to the Director of Research, you will oversee the day-to-day operational work of the Research Funding team - the processing of funding applications, their review by external experts and the charity’s Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), and the administration and financial management of the resulting awards, providing scientific input when required.

You will have a PhD in a molecular/cellular biology-related research field and knowledge of the cancer research field and the funding environment. 

Salary: Circa £40k

Base: Edinburgh

Hours: Full-time permanent, the working week will be 35 hours with core working hours between 10am and 3pm, Monday to Friday with a one hour lunch break.  The office will be open from 7am – 7pm daily.

Benefits: Pension scheme with a 10% employer contribution. 33 days paid holiday annually plus four public holidays as paid leave days each year over Christmas and New Year. A cycle to work scheme is available.

Who are we? Worldwide Cancer Research is a small charity with immense ambition - to see a day where no life is cut short by cancer. To bring that day closer the charity is growing.

What do we do? We find and fund bold ideas at the start of the cancer research journey all over the world. Kick-starting the life-saving advances of the future by sowing the seeds of new discoveries today. Funding brand new ideas and supporting researchers who ask big, challenging, new questions about how cancer works and how we can control it.

Being a small charity with currently 40 employees allows us to be open, honest and personal with our supporters. Everyone who works for this charity plays a significant role – without them we wouldn’t exist. If you want to speak to the CEO, you can. If you want to speak to the marketing team, you can. If you want to share your story, there will always be someone to listen.

To help bring forward the day when no life is cut short by cancer, we are looking for a Research Funding Manager to support the delivery of our Research strategy. Is that you?

Please visit our website to view the full job description.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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