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Research Support Administrator

Research and Industrial Partnerships

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £20,600 per annum
This post is full time at 37 hours per week and fixed term until 22 December 2022
Closing Date:   Sunday 06 February 2022
Interview Date:   Wednesday 23 February 2022
Reference:  EL1157

Now is a truly exciting time to join our dynamic and forward-looking institution; we represent a new breed of university, a fast-growing, gold-rated university where staff and students work collaboratively and create world-changing knowledge and research. We offer our staff simply a life-changing opportunity. 

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and organised Research Support Administrator to join the Research Data and Systems Team. The post will be based in Research and Enterprise and the successful candidate will be a member of a small team working in a fast-changing environment, having to meet tight deadlines. 

The role will require high levels of accuracy and good methodical working practices. The successful candidate will need to have a proven track record of strong organisational and prioritisation skills, as well as being able to demonstrate a high level of initiative and communication skills.  They will also need to be able to work independently as well as part of a team and be able to adapt to changes and work under pressure. They will need to have a proactive and flexible approach in order to assist in the demands placed upon the team.  

This is a fixed term post until 22 December 2022 to cover a secondment from the team. We actively encourage internal applications in support of our commitment to developing staff by providing opportunities for movement and promotion across the University. We would consider a secondment arrangement, subject to the agreement of your current line manager. 

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Anne Jolly at

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.