Assistant Portfolio Manager

BBSRC provides a range of funding opportunities to enable individuals and groups to pursue world-class bioscience research and innovation. The Research and Innovation Funding Delivery (RIFD) Team is responsible for the management, peer review and awarding of BBSRC’s research and innovation grant applications, awards to students and research fellows and research infrastructure. The annual funding budget is ~£500 million. As Assistant Portfolio Manager, you will contribute to the assessment of pioneering research applications from the academic community that help tackle major bioscience challenges.

A number of vacancies have arisen within the Research and Innovation Funding Delivery Team for Assistant Portfolio Managers. We are seeking individuals who have an understanding of Life Sciences and an interest in working with universities, research organisations and businesses in a UK and International context. You’ll work with some of the major advances in contemporary bioscience and interact with nationally and internationally recognised experts across all areas of bioscience.

This position is aimed at graduate entry, probably the main graduate (i.e. after first degree) entry for BBSRC.

Salary: £25,702 minimum

Closing date: 09/05/2021

Further information can be found here.