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Research Grants Administrator (Part Time)

The Faculty of History is seeking an exceptional candidate to fill the post of Research Grants Administrator. This post is available immediately at either a minimum of 18.25 or a maximum of 21.5 hours per week.

The post holder will play a key role in the promotion and enhancement of research activity and income, provide support and advice, and co-ordinate the Faculty's research activities. In tandem with the Director of Research, the role holder will develop and further expand the Faculty's research profile. He/she will provide administrative support (throughout all stages from initial enquiry to final financial billing and reporting) to members of the Faculty applying for research grants, and will help interpret University and sponsor policies and procedures.

The post holder must possess a good general education to at least 'A' level standard, including GCSE English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. He/she will be highly competent in standard software packages, including MS Office. Previous experience of drafting and editing text for web pages is desirable. Some knowledge of research methodology would be helpful. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate good communication and time management skills.

Please see the Further Particulars for more information about the post and the skills required.

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.

More information about the requirements for this post are available in the Further Particulars, below. When applying, please ensure that you upload any additional documents requested to the 'upload' section of the online application.

Enquiries about the post may be made to the Faculty's HR Administrator, Mrs Joanne Pearson (, telephone: 01223 335350).

Please quote reference JJ14863 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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