Learning and Human Intelligence Group - Project Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
April 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Learning and Human Intelligence Group - Project Coordinator (Part Time,

Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2025.

Applications are invited for a Project Coordinator to support academics in the Learning and Human Intelligence Group focusing on two significant centres - The Raspberry Pi Centre for Computing Education Research, led by Dr Sue Sentance and the Cambridge Institute for Automated Language Teaching and Assessment (ALTA) led by Professor Paula Buttery. The Project Coordinator will work closely with Dr Sentance and Prof. Buttery as well as with their research groups to assist in the overall day-to-day operations of their centres. The role holder will also frequently interact with the Department's Research Strategy Team, who support academic researchers and students in conducting research and engaging with industry and other organisations, and will benefit from being part of a growing network/community of project coordinators across the Department.

Duties will include:

  • event management and organization (e.g., conferences, seminars, and workshops)

  • administration of grant budgets, monitoring of expenditures, processing expense claims and invoices

  • purchase and management of equipment

  • supporting and contributing to the development of project documentation (e.g., core project documents, draft meeting agendas, minutes)

  • supporting the lab's internal team management systems; and liaising with schools/teachers and scheduling research activities.

  • There will be aspects of data analysis involved, compiling reports, preparing, and drafting presentations, briefing notes and correspondence

    The ideal candidate will have experience of the administration of projects in higher education or similar environments. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise with academic colleagues and researchers as well as the ability to address and communicate complex information to individuals and groups at all levels will be required. The successful applicant will have excellent writing skills and experience of writing reports.

    The post is part-time (50% full-time equivalent) with flexible working hours.

    Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Professor Paula Buttery ([email protected]) or Dr Sue Sentence ([email protected]).

    The Department of Computer Science and Technology is an academic department that encompasses computer science along with many aspects of engineering, technology and mathematics. We have a world wide reputation for academic research with consistent top research ratings. The Department has an open and collaborative culture, supporting revolutionary fundamental computer science research, strong cross-cutting collaborations internally and externally, and ideas which transform computing outside the University. Please follow the link at: https: // www. cst.cam.ac.uk to find out more about our Department.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK. Please note that we provide the support of applying for the relevant visa (if required) and we reimburse the cost of the first visa.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    Only applications received before midnight will be considered. Invites to interviews will be made after the shortlisting exercise and notifications will be made in due course via email. Given the current climate, interviews will be held virtually, and we will notify you in due course.

    Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. Please include details of two professional referees, including e-mail address and phone number, who can be contacted prior to interview. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

    Please quote reference NR41121 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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  • Department/Location

    Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge


    £29,605-£33,966 pro rata




    Assistant staff


    28 March 2024

    Closing date

    28 April 2024

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