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Research Project Administrator

University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute

Location: Oxford
Salary: £28,759 to £33,966 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 15th February 2024
Closes: 15th March 2024
Job Ref: 170741

The Oxford Internet Institute – founded in 2001 - is a multidisciplinary research and teaching department of the University of Oxford, dedicated to the social science of the Internet.

We are looking to appoint a Research Project Administrator for the Fairwork project. Fairwork is an action research project that assesses digital labour platforms against principles of fair work, and uses that research to push for positive change in the gig economy. The project currently operates in 39 countries on five continents.

This is a part-time post for 18.25 hours per week, available immediately for a fixed term of 17 months and based in Oxford.

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Administrator position will provide general administrative support to ensure the smooth operation of the Project’s grants, accounts, specific research projects and other general support services as might be needed. They will oversee the day-to-day administrative tasks of the project, as well as prepare documentation and reporting as required by the funder of the project.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a working knowledge or appreciation of research administration
  • experience of working as part of a large research project in a higher education setting
  • a ‘can do’ attitude and will be adaptable and able to respond at short notice to urgent matters at the same time as progressing ongoing projects
  • excellent attention to detail
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • the ability to communicate with a wide range of people

Experience of working in research project administration and proven ability to work independently and accurately with detailed narrative is essential. Prior work with numerical and financial data and dealing proactively with a range of tasks whilst prioritising competing demands also highly favoured.

Further queries can be directed to Dr. Funda Ustek Spilda – funda.ustek@oii.ox.ac.uk. Feel free to reach out to her for any questions or clarification.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement, a CV, and details of two referees as part of your online application. The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 15 March 2024. Only online applications received before then will be considered.

Interviews for those short-listed are currently planned to take place on 2 April.

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