Politics, Philosophy and Religion Salary: £24,715 to £28,131 pro rata Closing Date: Friday 22 September 2023 Interview Date: Friday 06 October 2023 Reference: 0660-23-R
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator to support the delivery of the Ethics, Values and Policy Initiative (EVPI) in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion (PPR) at Lancaster University.
We are looking for an organised, conscientious and proactive individual with excellent administrative, communication and collaboration skills to join the friendly, vibrant and creative PPR Department and help to drive forwards our new Ethics, Values and Policy Initiative.
Working closely with the EVPI Committee, Co-Directors of the Richardson Institute(RI) and other academic and professional members of the PPR Department, you will be a crucial, and highly-valued, member of the team playing a vital, supporting role in ensuring the smooth-running of the initiative.
The role is varied and you will be responsible for day-to-day administrative tasks; supporting and nurturing relationships with key stakeholders; coordinating and supporting the facilitation of initiative meetings and events (e.g. workshops, seminars, conferences); coordinating joint activities between the EVPI and RI; contributing to the external-facing presence of the Ethics, Values and Policy Initiative on its website and social media channels; and assisting with the production of project documentation and the dissemination of research findings and activities.
This role is offered on a part-time basis at 0.8 FTE for 24 months, from 1 September 2023 until 31 August 2025.
Applications from internal LU applicants who want to apply on a secondment basis are welcome.
Applicants requiring a Certificate of Sponsorship are not eligible to apply for this role.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Robert Geyer, PPR Head of Department ([email protected]).
Lancaster University promotes equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
About the Ethics, Values and Policy Initiative
Reflecting the unique structure and strengths of the PPR Department, the Ethics, Values and Policy Initiative will bring together and galvanise a range of research, seminars, workshops and conferences in PPR, and Lancaster University more broadly, to raise the profile and importance of the fundamental role of ethics and values in all types and levels of policy making.
About the Richardson Institute in PPR
The Richardson Institute, located in PPR, is the oldest peace and conflict centre in the UK. The institute engages in a range of activities from funded research to teaching and runs a successful UG internship programme.
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