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Centre Administrator (Full or Part Time) (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a full-time or part-time Administrator to support the activities of two research groups: ABL: the Adaptive Brain Lab ( and CSLB: Centre for Speech, Language and the Brain ( Both groups conduct research in cognitive neuroscience and ageing.

The post-holder has responsibility for providing a broad range of administrative services to support the active research of the labs, and supporting the PIs in their day-to-day running. This includes pre- and post-award research project administration, co-ordinating the production of research documentation, financial management of resources, organizing volunteers for experimental research and databases and ensuring research compliance for such studies.

This is a wide-ranging position which would suit a self-motivated individual who is experienced in working in a diverse team and able to perform effectively under multiple demands. Applicants should be educated to first degree level and have experience in a similar administrative position, ideally within in a research setting. Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively are essential, as is a meticulous attention to detail. Comprehensive IT skills for administration including the use of databases are required. A high standard of numeracy with proven ability in budget creation and managing resources are essential. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a proven ability to summarise information and provide advice.

Informal inquiries about this post may be sent to Professor Zoe Kourtzi ( and Professor Lorraine Tyler (

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance with a possibility of extension until 30 September 2020

Further details may be downloaded below.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PJ11412 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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