Research Admin Assistant

Lancaster University - Physics

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to take on a varied and demanding role within a busy and supportive team. The position will provide post-award administrative support for academics within the department.

You should have experience of providing excellent customer-service focused administrative support; experience within a research environment in a higher education institution is an advantage but not essential. You should have experience of monitoring and reporting on financial income and expenditure, preferably using an electronic financial system; and should be confident using computer packages to complete tasks quickly and accurately within strict deadlines. Excellent communication skills are essential as is a commitment to providing high standards of customer service and working closely with a supportive and friendly admin team. You should be self-motivated and keen to develop new skills.

This is a fixed term appointment for 12 months and can  can also be offered as a secondment opportunity.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Lynne Haley, Departmental Administrator on 01524 593613 or

The Physics Department is holder of Athena SWAN Silver award and JUNO Championship status and is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our department.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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