Research Facilitator

University of Oxford
March 06, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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Research Facilitator

Department of Physics, Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road, Oxford

Would you like to be enabling research at the frontiers of physics by helping academics navigate the challenges of research funding?

The Department of Physics is looking for a talented communicator with a passion for science and an eye for detail to join the team supporting our academics and researchers as a maternity cover. This post is fixed term for 12 months and can be considered for a secondment opportunity.

Applications are invited to fill our available Research Facilitator maternity cover role. This could be your first step into a career in research support and administration in a rich and stimulating university environment, as part of a dynamic team within the Department.

The successful candidate will coordinate the preparation of research proposals by working with researchers ranging from those just starting an independent career to senior academics. Working closely with specialist colleagues in finance and contracts this role will assist those communicating the impact of our science and shaping departmental policy.

As well as being heavily involved in applications for external funds you will also take responsibility for schemes such as fellowships, encourage new ideas and identify suitable funding opportunities.

If you have a science degree, can present an argument clearly and can win the trust and confidence of a wide range of people, we can help you develop the knowledge and expertise to play a crucial part in our research mission. You will also have some experience of working in a complex organisation with a number of simultaneous projects and deadlines. A wide range of training and development opportunities are available, both formal and informal.

Please direct enquiries about the role to Dr Hannah Lingard. ([email protected])

Only applications received before midday 6th March 2024 can be considered. You will be required to upload a supporting statement, CV and details of two referees as part of your online application.

Contact Person : HR Team Vacancy ID : 170788 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 06-Mar-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263 per annum

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