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Research Degree (PhD) Administrator (Part Time)

University of Cambridge - Office of the School of Clinical Medicine

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £23,067 to £26,715 pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 26th March 2020
Closes: 15th April 2020
Job Ref: RA22670

Applications are invited for the position of Research Degree (PhD) Administrator within the newly formed Cluster, in the School of Clinical Medicine.

The Departments of Radiology, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Medical Genetics have clustered their Professional Services staff to form one integrated team with specialist groups in HR, Finance and Education. This team will manage all administrative matters across the five departments. The departments are housed across multiple different locations.

This role holder will be the Research Degree (PhD) Administrator that provides overall administrative and secretarial support to the Departments PhD Teaching programmes, in connection with organising all aspects of teaching and administration of courses.  In addition, to manage the process for all admissions for post-graduate students and provide administrative support for all researcher development activities. The post holder will be the main liaison point for the Graduate School of Life Sciences, the Board of Graduate studies and be Secretary to the Departments Teaching Committees.

The integrated team will support 188 (FTE) staff across the five departments. 48 Academics (including Clinical), 57 Assistant and Academic-related staff, 83 researchers. In addition there are 9 research masters students, 58 PhD students, 20 taught MPhil students, 36 Mst students (mainly administered by the Institute of Continuing Education), and up to 200 Medical Students on rotation through relevant specialties, at any one time. 13 of the research students are clinical fellows.

Informal enquiries can be made to Jackie Hall, Head of General Division

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

Closing Date: 15th April 2020

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RA22670 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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