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School Research Facilitator [Temporary Cover] (Secondment)

University of Cambridge - Academic Division, Central Cambridge

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £36,261 to £48,677
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th June 2019
Closes: 5th July 2019
Job Ref: AK19416

The Schools of Arts & Humanities and of the Humanities & Social Sciences are seeking an exceptional candidate to fill one of their two School Research Facilitator (SRF) posts.

The roles are intended to be catalysts and intellectual animators to develop the long-term potential of the Schools to engage with their key research funders (e.g. AHRC, BA, ESRC, EU, Leverhulme, Wellcome). They are expected to bring together academic staff to secure large, high-quality, intra- and inter- School projects.

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent research qualification in the Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences, a clear understanding of the organisational culture of a large research-intensive University, the ability to understand and analyse research proposals across the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and, to a lesser degree, to consider potential linkages with the sciences, strong analytical skills and a record of problem solving.

This post is available on a temporary basis, full-time until the end of November 2020, as the substantive postholder has been seconded to another role.

If you have any technical difficulties submitting your online application, please contact the Academic Division's recruitment team (email Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

Please quote reference AK19416 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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