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About the Role:

Research and Innovation Division
Postgraduate Research Service

Doctoral Training Partnership Administrator (Part-time 0.4 FTE Job Share)
Ref: SC4687

Starting salary from £25,138 per annum (pro rata), dependent on skills and experience, with an annual increment up to £28,759 per annum (pro rata).
 

This is an exciting opportunity to provide highly efficient, effective, and professional support to the ARIES NERC DTP (Natural Environment Research Council Doctoral Training Partnership) programme. The DTP draws together expertise from five universities and over forty Research Institute and collaborative partners. 

You will be providing support to postgraduate researchers joining specific doctoral programmes as well as the academic and professional service staff involved with leading, supervising and delivering the doctoral research training for these programmes.
 
You will be proactive and adaptable, with excellent attention to detail and proven organisational skills. There will be a varied and interesting workload with interaction with a wide range of staff and students, both within the University and external partners.

You will have two A-levels at Grades A-E and five GCSEs at Grades A-C (including Maths and English) or equivalent qualifications or experience and be able to satisfy all essential elements of the person specification for this post.

This part-time post (0.4 FTE, 14.5 hours per week) is available from 2 September 2024 on an indefinite basis, working Mondays and Tuesdays. 

The Postgraduate Research Service is currently operating a hybrid working model. You will be expected to work on campus with your team on Tuesdays. We can be flexible in agreeing precise working hours to be worked (within 8am-6pm) with the preferred candidate.

Benefits include:

  • 34 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and University Customary days (pro rata for part-time).
  • Family and Work-life balance policies including hybrid working and considerable maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption leave.
  • Generous pension scheme with life cover for dependants, plus incapacity cover.
  • Health and Wellbeing: discounted access to Sportspark facilities, relaxation rooms, 320 acres of rolling parkland, wellbeing walks, Wellbeing Ambassador network, medical centre, Occupational Health and a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Campus Facilities: Sportspark, library, nursery, supermarket, post office, bars and catering outlets.
  • Exclusive shopping discounts to help cut the cost of household bills, childcare salary sacrifice scheme, Cycle to Work scheme and public transport discounts.
  • Personal Development: unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning courses, specialist advice and training from our Organisational Development and Professional Learning Team.

Closing date: 31 July 2024

The University holds an Athena Swan Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality.

Further Information

For further information, including the Job Description and Person Specification, please see the attached Candidate Brochure.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Alice Brewer, Doctoral Training Partnerships Officer via [email protected] or Melanie Steele, Doctoral Training and Quality Manager via [email protected].

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