Faculty Postgraduate Research Co-ordinator

Kingston University
December 07, 2022
Offerd Salary:£21,511
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Faculty Postgraduate Research Co-ordinator


Faculty of Health, Science, Social Care & Education


School of Research

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  • Faculty PGR Co-ordinator (Maternity leave) (Word, 65.6kb)
  • The Faculty of Health, Science, Social Care and Education offers wide-ranging practice-based education and training programmes across nursing, midwifery, social care and teaching which are informed by high quality and impactful research and scholarship. The Faculty has a successful track record in postgraduate research student education, public and service user engagement, research and enterprise activity, and has strong ambitions to grow and develop towards the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2028.

    This post will provide high level Faculty postgraduate research administration to students undertaking MPhil, PhD and EdD doctoral level qualifications including co-ordinating the recruitment and admission of new students, advertising scholarships, and provide ongoing support throughout the student's time with us.

    The Person

    We are looking for an organised, experienced administrator with an eye for detail, and with excellent communication skills. The role will provide maternity cover for a year, and involves being a first point of contact for research students, supervisors and examiners, and requires close liaison with other graduate school administrators and the Faculty and Graduate School leads, so you will need to be able to prioritise tasks and work to deadlines.

    The Faculty

    The Faculty offers wide ranging practice-based education and training programmes across nursing, health science, midwifery, social care and teaching which are informed by high quality and impactful research.

    We have a successful track record in public and service user engagement and developing knowledge transfer partnerships and other enterprise activities.

    The Faculty's professional administration and support teams work together to ensure business and support services are effective, efficient and sustainable in meeting the needs of our students, staff, stakeholders and areas of work.

    Further information

    This is a part-time (22.2 hours per week) role for 12 months, with a starting salary of £21,511.80 per annum (60% of the full-time equivalent - £35,853).

    This post is available as a result of maternity leave and it is expected that you will hold it for the full period. However, should the substantive post- holder on maternity leave exercise her right to return to work earlier, then this appointment will be terminated, subject to a notice period of one month.

    Panel interviews will be held W/C 12 December.

    If you require further information about this role, please contact Kirstie Coxon, Faculty Postgraduate Research Director.

    Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email jobs@kingston.ac.uk or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

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