Manager - Safe and Trusted AI CDT

Job summary

The Department is seeking a part-time Manager (40%) for the Safe and Trusted AI Centre for Doctoral Training (STAI CDT), a joint CDT with King’s College London.  The role includes working closely with the CDT co-Director at Imperial and the CDT Management Board, its academic supervisors, its students, and relevant departmental and College bodies. You will be responsible for delivering the strategy of the CDT and smooth running of the...

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG02153
  • Date posted 18 June 2022
  • Closing date 1 July 2022

Job description

Job summary

The Department is seeking a part-time Manager (40%) for the Safe and Trusted AI Centre for Doctoral Training (STAI CDT), a joint CDT with King’s College London.  The role includes working closely with the CDT co-Director at Imperial and the CDT Management Board, its academic supervisors, its students, and relevant departmental and College bodies. You will be responsible for delivering the strategy of the CDT and smooth running of the CDT’s PhD training programme, in particular coordinating training programme admissions, the various professional skills and other training activities for students and the training programme assessments both on a long-term and on a day-to-day basis. As this is a joint CDT with KCL, you will liaise with KCL on a regular basis.

Duties and responsibilities

You will also be responsible for coordinating the CDT’s public engagement and outreach programme, and for liaison with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and supporting corporate/industry partners.

 

The post holder will work under the overall direction of the CDT co-Director but should expect to address opportunities and issues that may arise, including additional tasks requested by the co-Director. You would be expected to show significant initiative and work with considerable autonomy.

 

You will be responsible for the professional, efficient and smooth delivery of the Centre, and to work with other relevant teams across Imperial College, and to ensure a high-quality experience for the research students on the programme.

 

The post plays a key role in defining and implementing the strategy for the Centre and developing its profile both internally and externally – this includes growing the Centre beyond a pure training provision entity towards a research and training institute to establish a leading centre for AI safety in the College and the UK. The role will involve working to tight deadlines, record keeping and having extensive contact with a variety of people internal and external to the Centre and College.

Essential requirements

Applicants will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with significant professional and relevant international experience.  In addition to having a strong 'can do' attitude, they will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively and build effective working relationships with people operating at different levels across the organisation.  Other key requirements are:

 

  • Strong organisational skills, including the ability to plan ahead, set priorities (both own and for other staff) and work to deadlines.
  • Experience of monitoring budgets and reporting on expenditure
  • Professional experience of preparing research grant costing and processes including pre-award, post-award, funder application systems and financial processes
  • Extensive experience with research student admissions and staff recruitment
  • Experience of providing pastoral care to students Co-development of research student programmes with academics and their successive management
  • Co-creation of professional training for students with diverse educational background
  • The ability to create and update web pages and social media and to produce promotional materials would be desirable

Further information

For further queries about this post please contact Alessio Lomuscio: a.lomuscio@imperial.ac.uk

For queries about the recruitment process, please contact:  marina.hall@imperial.ac.uk

 For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework. Our values are: 

  • Respect              
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence          
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

For technical issues when applying online please email support.jobs@imperial.ac.uk.