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Year 4 & MB/PhD Administrator

Applications are invited for the post of Year 4 & MB/PhD Administrator within the Education Division of the School of Clinical Medicine, based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The role holder will be a key member of the Division's Curriculum Team which is responsible for the administration of the clinical components of the University's medical courses.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Education Division with its imminent expansion of clinical student numbers and recent changes to the clinical curriculum. The post holder will be the first point of contact for any matters regarding Year 4 (first clinical year) of the medical course and will be responsible for timetabling the Year 4 cohort of students, for ensuring the successful delivery of teaching and other events related to Year 4 including the 2-week Introductory Course, and for all other administrative matters relating to the Year 4 of the course. They will also provide administrative support for all aspects of the MB/PhD Programme which enables a small cohort of medical students to complete a research PhD during their medical training (making their course 9 years in total). This administration ranges from coordinating the programme and its finances through to organising the annual MB/PhD Symposium.

The ideal candidate will be educated to A Level standard or equivalent and requires previous administration experience, preferably in a Higher Education environment. They will possess strong numeracy skills, excellent organisational skills and attention to detail, strong prioritisation skills with an adaptable and flexible work ethic, and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels of seniority and to deal sensitively with students and staff. Previous experience of working within the University of Cambridge and/or the NHS is desirable.

This post is full-time and permanent. For informal enquiries relating to this vacancy, please contact Ruth Gunn-Mair (

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.

The closing date for applications is 30th July 2017, with the interview date TBC.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RA12723 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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