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Executive Assistant and Research Coordinator

University of Nottingham - Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £23,754 to £28,331 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 15th September 2021
Closes: 15th October 2021
Job Ref: MED342321

We are looking to appoint an Executive Assistant and Research Coordinator within the School of Medicine Academic Unit 2 (Translational Medical Sciences). 

The purpose of this role will be to assist and support the Deputy Director of AU2, who is also the Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorders Theme Lead of the NIHR-funded Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, in carrying out academic research. This includes diary management, data collating for reports, report co-ordination, literature searches, assisting in the facilitation of large grant proposals, facilitating clinical trials administration, ethics and governance in conjunction with the NHS and the Research Facilitator for the Deputy Director’s research studies.

The role holder will also be responsible for supporting day-to-day activities of the Deputy Director’s office, including being an informed gatekeeper and facilitating meetings.

The successful candidate will need to have excellent organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail; be able to work using their initiative effectively and have strong problem-solving skills. 

Experience working within higher education administration and/or a clinical research environment is desirable.

This is a fixed term post until 31st March 2024. This is a full-time role (36.25 hours), and arrangements for job share would be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Bethany Robinson, tel: 0115 823 1149 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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