Research Facilitator

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Salary Range: 

£27,629 - £32,958 p.a.

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Closing Date: 

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:00


Applications are invited for the post of Research Facilitator, to support the research activities of the Mathematical Institute.  This is a permanent position and is available from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Mathematical Institute has a large and diverse portfolio of funded research projects. Expanded academic numbers and a changing landscape for sponsored research have increased the number, diversity, and complexity of funded research projects. The postholder will be expected to have or acquire a comprehensive understanding of the department's research portfolio at a detailed level, and of the sponsored-research environments in the UK and abroad.

Reporting to the Head of Research Facilitation, the post-holder will be responsible for processing grant applications and providing strategic feedback to applicants, and will assist in discharging the wider duties of the group as they relate to the smooth running of the department.

The successful candidate should have a good first degree or equivalent experience and a high level of numeracy together with knowledge of research funding bodies, and experience of working co-operatively with peers and senior academics in connection with grant writing, or the facilitation and/or management of sponsored research projects.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Administrative Assistant (email, quoting vacancy reference 129562.

Applicants should read the job description document before writing their application.  You will be required to upload a supporting statement setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.  To apply for this post and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Monday 31st July 2017 can be considered.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

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