Research Administrator

University of Cambridge - Institute of Criminology

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2020 in the first instance.

Applications are invited for the position of Research Administrator at the Institute of Criminology.

This is a new part-time position (40% FTE) and is available from 2nd January, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The funds for this post are available for three years in the first instance.

The Research Administrator is required to support a newly created Centre for Global Human Movement. This is an exciting cross-disciplinary initiative, with international elements too.  Essentially, we are looking for someone to work alongside a Senior Impact Fellow (Senior Research Associate) and a cross-disciplinary Steering Group, chaired by a senior member of staff within the Institute of Criminology.  

The Research Administrator will coordinate and support the Centre within the Institute to ensure the smooth and efficient running of research and related activities. This will include organising events and activities such as workshops and conferences, provide management of internal research funding, financial administration, provide secretarial support and carry out general research grant administration. 

The role-holder must be educated to HND/HNC, Level 4/5 vocational qualification or have an equivalent level of practical administrative experience.  Excellent organisational and communication skills are essential and experience of monitoring budgets would be desirable. Previous experience of research administration would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Further information regarding the role and responsibilities is provided in the attached Further Information document.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Interviews will be held on 12th and 15th January, 2018.

For further information regarding the application process, please refer to the Further Information document. Alternatively, please feel free to contact the HR office at the Institute of Criminology at or by calling 01223 335383.

Please quote reference JL14099 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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