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Project Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a part- time (50%) Administrator/Project Coordinator to support Professor Mark Johnson, Head of Psychology. The post-holder has primary responsibility for coordinating an MRC-funded project in which we follow behaviour and brain functions in infants from the third trimester prenatal through to early infancy. Duties will include overseeing participant recruitment, liaising with parents, scheduling and coordinating visits, and managing the database. In addition to these duties, the post holder will have opportunities to participate in data collection if desired.

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 of project planning/organising, ideally within a scientific research setting. Excellent organisational skills, ability to work independently and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively are essential, as is meticulous attention to detail. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a proven ability to summarise information and act as primary contact for the project.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a health assessment.

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Informal enquiries about this position may be made to Professor Mark Johnson (

Please note the closing date for applications is 5 January 2020 . Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Please quote reference PJ21673 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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

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