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Administrator/Secretary (Full- or Part-Time, Fixed Term)

An opportunity has arisen for an Administrator/Secretary to join our administration team, to provide specific support to the Professor of Health Neuroscience and his research group, based at our Douglas House site on Trumpington Road, Cambridge.

You will work within a small team under the day-today supervision of the team leader, and in addition to regular duties will be expected to work co-operatively in providing cover and wider support services for all staff at this site.

You will have previous administrative/secretarial experience and will be used to managing a large, varied and confidential workload. You will be a flexible team player, possessing good organisational and IT skills. As well as the ability to solve problems, you will need to have the confidence to respond on behalf of the Professor to a wide range of individuals, groups and organisations.

We will consider applications for either a full-time or part-time appointment. Please include information on the preferred working hours in the application.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2021 in the first instance.

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 is 20 November 2018, with interviews expected to take place 30 November 2018.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dominic Drane (Business & Operations Manager) via email to

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 RN17224 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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