Company Name: Durham University

Job title: Senior Administrator

Location: Durham

Closing date for application: Friday 16th August 2019

Salary: £26,243 - £32,236

Hours: Full-time & Part-time available

Job description:

Following a major review of professional support in academic departments, Durham University is investing in the provision of high quality support for research activities to ensure that departments and faculties have a thriving research environment and are well-placed to deliver on the University’s ambitions for all departments to be producing world-class research.

There are currently roles (some of which can be appointed on a part-time basis) in:

  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities (working across multiple Departments)

  • Computer Science

  • Durham Law School

  • Engineering

  • Psychology

  • Sociology

  • Sport & Exercise

The post holder will work closely with the academic Director of Research to provide high level support for the research environment of the department, including:

  • management and administration of processes and events to ensure a thriving research culture and environment;

  • maintaining research management information, including information collected for the Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF);

  • managing research governance, including acting as secretary to Research Committee and Ethics Committee. 

More information and how to apply:

To apply for any of the above positions, you are required to submit:

  • A CV;

  • A covering letter (max 3 A4 sides) which details your experience, strengths and potential in relation to the requirements set out above in the Person Specification and the Realising Your Potential Approach.

Candidates may (but are not required to) express a preference for a particular department at this stage, and those shortlisted will have the opportunity to discuss this further.

Please ensure that you submit all documentation listed above or your application cannot proceed to the next stage. Documents sent in addition to the two listed will not normally be considered by the recruitment panel. 

Please note that we prefer to receive applications online and in submitting your application, Durham University will be processing your data. We would ask you to consider the relevant University Privacy Statement https://www.dur.ac.uk/ig/dp/privacy/pnjobapplicants/ which provides information on the collation, storing and use of data.