Research Services, 5 Worcester Street, Oxford, OX1 2BX
The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.
Research Services works in partnership with the University of Oxford's researchers and their departments. The Research Contracts Specialist role is to review, draft and negotiate research related agreements, along with providing advice on contractual issues associated with research and its outputs. Research Contracts Specialists are also expected to develop good personal relationships with our researchers and departments across the University as well as with funding bodies and research collaborators.
We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated Research Contracts Specialists to join the Research Funding and Contracts team based in our offices at 5 Worcester Street, Oxford.
What We Offer
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
• An excellent contributory pension scheme
• 38 days annual leave
• A comprehensive range of childcare services
• Family leave schemes
• Cycle loan scheme
• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
This role also offers the opportunity for hybrid working
About the Role
Research Services is a rapidly growing area of the University and this position provides a good entry point for those seeking a career in University administration. There is ample opportunity for specialist and on-the-job training.
You will be educated to degree level, be well-organised, enjoy finding solutions to potentially complex issues, and be able to work and communicate effectively under pressure in this challenging but rewarding role. Ideally you will have a scientific background or administrative experience in higher education or a charity-based environment, and an interest or experience in contractual and organisational matters.
Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV, supporting statement and the contact details of two referees. For an informal discussion about the roles please contact Carly Banner ([email protected]).
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 4 March 2024.
Interviews will take place on 14 and 15 March and will be online via Teams.
Contact Person : Meraj Huda Vacancy ID : 171029 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 04-Mar-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 32332 - 38205