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Research Administrator
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF30660

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 01/11/2019

Job live date: 11/10/2019

Salary: £25,217

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Henley Business School

Division: Real Estate & Planning

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Permanent

This is a key role in a lively, research-active academic department within Henley Business School.  Primarily, you will work with the academics to provide high quality support to the research life of the department, but you will also have a role in supporting students undertaking research projects.  The role is very varied, ranging from identifying funding opportunities and assisting academics with grant applications to supporting events, collating data and disseminating research through our website.   You will work with a range of people within the university including academics, students, central research management and support teams.  You will also engage with external organisations who may be research partners or end users including policy makers.  

You will have:

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and presentation)

- The ability to balance competing priorities and meet set deadlines

- Experience of providing advice to a range of stakeholders

- Experience of collating data or information for reports or other outputs

- The ability to resolve issues and queries independently


Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Real Estate & Planning

Contact role:

Research Division Lead

Contact name:

Dr Cathy Hughes

Contact name:

Dr Steven Devaney

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 6036

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 4035

Contact email:

Contact email:

Closing Date: 01/11/2019

Interviews will be held on Monday 11 November, 2019.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


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