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Research Facilitator

Department
Physics
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full-time
Contract status
Open
Salary
32,236 - 39,609 a year
Posted Date
08/04/2019
Apply by
07/05/2019
Job Reference
7532
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Role Description

The Department of Physics is seeking a Research Facilitator to deliver a high quality and proactive administrative service which supports our grant application process and all other matters relating to research support.  The Department has an ambitious research income growth plan, and is therefore increasing administrative support in this area.

You will be proactive in developing and maintaining a good working knowledge of the activities and expertise of the Department; of relevant research funding sources and funder regulations; and therefore work closely with principal investigators (PIs) in the preparation of research grant applications.  You will proactively support the Departmental Research Committee (DRC) chair to engender a strong research culture and support the REF return.  You will also ensure that the Department has robust data to support management decisions and planning.

You should be educated to degree level, or demonstrate equivalent professional experience.  You will have knowledge of research in the HE environment, funders for Physics, and of REF2021.  You will also have notable administrative or research project management experience in higher education or in a research funding organisation, or within a relevant industry.  You'll be keen to develop as a professional research administrator, with a proactive and positive attitude, able to meet deadlines and with a desire to provide a customer-focussed service.  If this sounds like you, we'd like to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ros Roberts (ros.roberts@york.ac.uk) or Timo Gans (timo.gans@york.ac.uk).

 

 

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