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Director of Omnidrome

School of Engineering, Physical and Mathematical Sciences (Central)

Location:  Egham
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 24 August 2022
Reference:  0822-344

Please note: this opportunity is only available to current employees of the University

Part-Time, Fixed Term (3 years 0.5 FTE)

Substantive post

Internal applications are invited for the post of Director of Omnidrome. 

Omnidrome is a research and innovation centre dedicated to drone technology. The Director will be responsible for the leadership of Omnidrome to establish a world-leading centre for research, education and knowledge exchange for air, land, and water-based drones. The newly established Director role will take responsibility for developing Omnidrome into a significant centre, featuring a portfolio of funded projects with industry, inter-disciplinary research and third-party usage of facilities for education and public outreach. The role will require significant work with key College academics and professional service colleagues to realise the strategic objective and vision of and for Omnidrome.

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Please quote the reference: 0822-344

Closing Date:   23:59, 24 August 2022

Interview Date: Week commencing 5 September 2022

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.



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