|Salary:||The starting salary will be from £30,502 up to £32,348 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.|
|Placed On:||8th February 2023|
|Closes:||21st February 2023|
This new part-time (0.5 FTE) post is available immediately on an open ended subject to funding basis until 30 Sept 2026 in the Research Services Directorate.
Summary of the role
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the ‘SEACHANGE’ research project based in the Centre for Geography and Environmental Science in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences. The project involves four leading scholars from the UK, Germany Denmark. The role will involve project administration for the SEACHANGE project which is funded by the European Research Council (grant number 856488). The project involves a structured and systematic approach to the reconstruction of marine ecosystem baselines to quantify the impact of anthropogenic cultural transitions on marine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning.
The Project Support Officer will provide regular reports, coordinate activities relating to project delivery including research fieldwork, annual meetings, dissemination events and outreach. Other duties include creating publicity and dissemination material for the Project website.
The successful candidate will have excellent administration and organisational skills, with prior experience of event organisation. The ability to prioritise a demanding workload and to work independently is crucial. Experience of administrative support is required.
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
The University of Exeter
Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world-leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
We offer some fantastic benefits:
For further information, please contact Professor James Scourse, J.Scourse@exeter.ac.uk.
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