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[Closes 24 Nov 2017] Synthetic Biology Events and Communications Co-ordinator

The Synthetic Biology Strategic Research Initiative (SRI) is based in the Department of Plant Sciences and aims to connect academics and others at the interface of biology and engineering through a range of events, funding initiatives and interdisciplinary activities. We are seeking a part-time (0.5FTE) Events and Communications Co-ordinator.

The role holder will work closely with the SRI Co-ordinator, Dr Jenny Molloy, in the research group of Professor Jim Haseloff (SRI Chair). They will provide events and communication support to the SRI and responsibilities will include organising both academic and public engagement activities, distributing publicity, maintaining a website, newsletter and social media presence for the SRI and other digital and printed communications work.

The successful candidate will have experience of managing and delivering high quality events and be skilled at designing and writing content for websites, newsletters, social media and printed communications. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and a pro-active and flexible approach.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Jenny Molloy (

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The Synthetic Biology Strategic Research Initiative provides a hub for anyone interested in Synthetic Biology at the University of Cambridge, as well as commercial partners and external collaborators.