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PEDAL Projects Assistant (Temporary Cover) (Part Time)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Education

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £23,067 to £26,715 pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 27th August 2021
Closes: 22nd September 2021
Job Ref: JR27795
The Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a 0.6FTE Projects Assistant to work within PEDAL (the Faculty of Education's research centre for play in education, development and learning) to support the PEDAL Administrator in the day-to-day running of the centre and to work with research colleagues to help coordinate research projects.

You will be educated to degree standard, with excellent IT skills and a talent for organising a varied and demanding workload.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, with a flexible and adaptable approach to work, and an eye for detail. Knowledge of virtual learning environments (for example, Moodle) would be advantageous.

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term until 04 October 2022 or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

For full details of criteria for appointment and duties of the post please see the Further Particulars for the post.

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. Please ensure to make this clear in your application.

We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Faculty.

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

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Paul Ramchandani (

We hope to hold interviews during the week commencing Monday 04 October 2021

Please quote reference JR27795 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.

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