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Research Grants Co-ordinator

Research and Enterprise
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
31,604 - 38,832 a year
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Role Description

York is a research-intensive university committed to strengthening our position as one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research.

Due to increasing grant volumes and complexities, this is an opportunity to work in Research Grants and Contracts, developing specialist funder knowledge and contributing to the on-going development of Research Support at York during a period of significant change. 

We are looking for someone that can combine excellent financial skills with equally strong interpersonal skills to manage the application process, financial administration and contractual compliance of research grants associated with a designated range of research grants/funders. You will maintain a high level of organisation and develop expert understanding associated with these funders.

Educated to degree level, you will have significant administrative experience in a complex organisation and have knowledge of academic research processes and issues.  You will be keen to develop and provide a high quality administrative service. You will work closely with colleagues in other support areas and in academic departments and liaise with funders on a regular basis.

Previous experience of working on research grants or knowledge of the requirements of research funders would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries should be made to HR Recruitment (email: or Melanie Macrae, RGC Team Leader at or by telephone on 01904 324413.

Salary will be within the range: £31,604 - £38,832 a year and the post is available full time on a fixed term contract until 31 July 2020

Closing date: 24 September 2017

The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity



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York is one of the most successful universities in the UK.

With world-class activity across the spectrum from the physical sciences, life sciences, and social sciences to the humanities, we have been recognised as one of the top 100 universities in the world, gaining outstanding results in official assessments of our research and teaching.