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Communications officer

Pathology & Infectious Diseases

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £33,309 to £35,326
Fixed Term until the 31/12/2022
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 07 December 2021
Reference:  058721-R

Duration: 12 months, sponsored by the EU

Principal Investigator: Professor Roberto La Ragione (www.surrey.ac.uk/vet/people/academic/roberto_la_ragione/)

We are excited to invite applications for a Communication Officer position funded by the EU, as part of a new European Framework integrating veterinary, medical and environmental health research (One Health EJP - https://onehealthejp.eu/). The position will be based in the Department of Pathology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Surrey, within the new School of Veterinary Medicine in Guildford, Surrey. You will be part of and will undertake research and project support in a vibrant, inter-disciplinary research environment with a strong international reputation and be part of a wider network.  The post is part of the One Health EJP consortium, an EU funded partnership between 44 partners, including acclaimed food, veterinary and medical laboratories and institutes across Europe and the Med-Vet-Net Association. The ideal candidates will have a communications background with a strong interest in research underpinning the threats posed by zoonotic pathogens and antimicrobial resistance. 

You will be based in the new School of Veterinary Medicine on the Manor Park campus on the edge of Guildford, which is close to London and benefits from excellent rail, air and road connections. You will be part of a rapidly growing and dynamic department and a wider Faculty network of scientists. The post holder will be required to travel in the UK and abroad and work closely with colleagues at the collaborating institutes. 

In addition to your salary, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement, relocation assistance where appropriate, attractive research environments, the latest teaching facilities, and access to a variety of staff development opportunities. Furthermore, our benefit packages include pension, childcare assistance and discounted membership to University sports facilities.

Interviews are due to take place on Friday 14th January.

For an informal discussion or further details, please contact Professor Roberto La Ragione – r.laragione@surrey.ac.uk

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

 

 

 


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