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Research Administrator (Researcher Development)

Research and Industrial Partnerships

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £20,130 per annum
This post is permanent full time at 37 hours per week
Closing Date:   Thursday 05 March 2020
Interview Date:   Friday 20 March 2020
Reference:  EL1124C

We are looking for an enthusiastic and versatile person with strong administrative skills to join our friendly and welcoming researcher development team. This is an excellent opportunity to make a positive contribution to our ever expanding offer of development for colleagues in all stages of their careers, from postgraduate students to early career researchers and more established academic colleagues.

The Research Administrator is responsible for providing a varied suite of training, events and initiatives for the Lincoln Institute for Advanced Studies (LIAS), the Academic Development programme, and the wide range of initiatives supporting the institutional response to the Vitae Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers. 

The Research Administrator is also one of the two Finance Officers for the Research and Industrial Partnerships team and will work closely with other Research Administrators in the team providing cover as necessary for activity at the Doctoral School and other key services.

We are looking for a pro-active individual who is highly numerate, analytical and able to work independently and as part of a team with a high degree of accuracy and first class attention to detail. Applicants will also possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be confident in dealing with individuals at all levels of seniority. You will work collaboratively within your immediate team, with the Researcher Development Coordinator, the Director of the Lincoln Institute for Advanced Studies and the Director of the Doctoral School. 

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2.

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We are an equal opportunities employer, celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of background or experience.