Strength in Places Fund Skills Development Officer

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The University has an exciting opportunity for a Skills Development Officer within the Strength in Places Funding Programme (SiPF) in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS).

In this role, you will be working with SiPF consortium members and Skills Development Scotland and Glasgow Science Centre, the Skills Development Manager will create and deliver bespoke training programmes and activities focused on the broad areas of precision medicine, diagnostics, digital pathology, artificial intelligence, imaging and omics – working in partnership with primary, secondary and higher education organisations to engage and expand on knowledge and skills and support economic regeneration through upskilling.

This post will be offered on a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term basis until 31 July 2025.

The University has been at the core of developing the Clinical Innovation Zone at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, including the Glasgow MRC/EPSRC.  This now includes the Strength in Places Funding Programme (SiPF), LivingLab; a major research and socio-economic programme that will accelerate the transformation of healthcare delivery.

The University strategy is to form a global and cutting-edge Precision Medicine (PM) cluster, providing SMEs and large industry with unique opportunities to develop and trial new technologies/services in Glasgow before exporting globally. The mainstreaming of precision medicine will create immediate productivity, generate new jobs and significantly increase GVA.  The LivingLab will drive PM research, open innovation, commercialisation and adoption.  It brings industry, academics, clinicians/NHS managers, patients and charities together in a highly supportive and collaborative environment. 

For further information on the Living Laboratory, please visit:

For further information on the College of MVLS, please visit:

To apply online, please follow the link:

Closing date: 16 June 2022

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

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