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Teaching Office Assistant

The Department of Biochemistry is looking for a motivated individual to join our Teaching Office and provide administrative support to ensure the effective administrative delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a dynamic work environment. This role is a great opportunity to learn and develop skills in a Higher Education setting.

The Department of Biochemistry sits within the School of Biological Sciences. The Department carries out research and teaching in a diverse range of fields and disciplines.

The successful applicant will have the ability to prioritise workloads, to pay close attention to detail, and to deal with difficult or pressured situations. The ability to work flexibly with team colleagues is an absolute requirement, as is the ability to communicate clearly with others.

Excellent IT skills including knowledge of standard software packages (e.g. Word, Excel), databases, webpages and email packages are essential with a knowledge of, or willingness to learn web editing, task management software, Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle) and other University computing systems such as CamSIS (the University's student records system).

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Heather Platt, Teaching administrator,

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment. Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have questions about the application process please email

Please quote reference PH28617 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.

Further information

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