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Research Officer

College of Science Executive Office

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £24,174 per annum
Please note, this post is full time and permanent at 37 hours per week
Closing Date:   Sunday 12 December 2021
Interview Date:   Wednesday 12 January 2022
Reference:  COS549A

A full-time permanent opportunity has arisen to join an expanding research support team in the College of Science. Research is a key part of the University’s portfolio of activities, requiring efficient and excellent professional support and advice. The Research Officer is an integral member of the College of Science Research Office team, providing accurate and timely research support. The postholder is responsible for the line management of the Project Administrator and oversees the production of College-wide research statistics, reports, bulletin and portal site content, and additionally provides project management support.

The postholder works closely with the College Research Manager, Director of Research and School Research Leads in support of wider College research activities including the REF, Impact, College Research Committee and other research-related forums. You will play a key role in supporting the academic cohort of the College of Science in a chiefly post-award support role, but will have knowledge of, and input into, the pre-award elements to maintain through-life project support. The post includes provision of support for the delivery of key aspects of the College’s research operations, and to the College’s research committees.

For informal enquiries please contact Carolyn Williams, College Research Manager (  

The closing date above is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early once we have received a sufficient number of applications, so we advise you to submit your application early to prevent disappointment.

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We strive for a diverse workforce with the very best employees and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. The University encourages applications from underrepresented groups inclusive of Black, Asian and other minoritised/marginalised ethnic groups, all gender identities and expressions from the LGBT+ community, candidates with a disability, and those that practise different faiths and beliefs, to enhance our One Community where we strive to be kind, patient, and supportive of each other.

Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa, however, if you are an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Please refer to UK Visas and Immigration for further information and to consider your eligibility requirements to work in the UK prior to your application.