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Senior Research Support Advisor - EU & International

We are looking to recruit a research support advisor within the EU and International team at the Research Office.

This post has a particular focus on assisting Cambridge's participation in EU and International funded R&D projects; facilitating effective, efficient services for University Departments and their researchers provided by the EU & International Team in the Research Office in partnership with other University units; and external liaison. The post holder will be working alongside academic and administrative staff to provide sound, expert and comprehensive advice on EU/International grants. The post holder will provide proactive research support across the University to drive and deliver high quality EU and International applications and projects.

You will ideally have experience of EU research funding: including Marie Sk¿odowska Curie funding schemes. Experience with other international funding agencies would be an advantage. You will be used to handling a large workload and working collaboratively with your colleagues to provide an efficient and valuable service to customers.

The post holder will be based in the Research Operations Office, reporting to the Manager - EU and International and will work closely with other colleagues in the Research Office and across the University.

This challenging and rewarding role will provide you with the opportunity to work within one of the most dynamic and varied research centres in the world; working and fostering close relationships with a wide variety of colleagues across the collegiate University and beyond. It will also be an excellent opportunity to further your career in research proposal and grant administration.

If you are a quick learner, highly numerate, able to effectively prioritise workloads, and enjoy providing excellent customer service, we would love to hear from you

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

The University is supportive of hybrid working, where some work is undertaken on University premises and some in a remote working environment. The aim of our approach is to enable as many staff as possible to work in a hybrid way if they wish and where their role allows. This role requires onsite attendance at Greenwich House for a minimum of 2 days per week with additional onsite working according to business need.

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Closing Date: 18th June 2023. Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be scheduled shortly after the application closing date. Interviews will be conducted by MS Teams

If you have questions about the application process, contact

Please quote reference EW36887 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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