Job – Outreach Officer, Nottingham

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Food is a collaboration between the Biomaterials Group (University of Nottingham), the Centre for Formulation Engineering (University of Birmingham) and the Centre for Sustainable Manufacture and Recycling Technologies (Loughborough University). It started in December 2013 and is currently delivering against a research portfolio valued at £10m, with more than 50 industry members.

The Centre Outreach Officer will have 5 major roles: 1) outwardly promoting the centre, 2) working with lead academics in promoting new directions, 3) providing open access to the food community, 4) horizon scanning, 5) coordinating the outreach activities which include dissemination to industry and the scientific community, short-term exploratory projects, publications in international journals, presentations at international conferences and trade shows, and hosting workshops and conferences.

The Outreach Officer will also retain an operational level understanding of the research activities linking discovery to implementation through membership of the Leadership Executive and the Advisory Board, being responsible for identifying ways in which proof-of-principle scale-up opportunities are taken in a timely fashion, and to ensure the wide-ranging impact of the fundamental research.

Location: Sutton Bonington
Salary: £28,982 to £37,768 Per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary (Fixed term: 1 October 2016 until 30 November 2018.)
Closes: 14th October 2016
Job Ref: SCI305616

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Tim Foster, tel: 0115 9516246 Or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.