Job reference: 002207
Location: London Senate House
Closing date: 15/12/2022
Salary: Starting from £31,729 per annum
Employment type: Open ended
Department: School of Advanced Study
Hours per week: 35 hours per week
The University of London
The University of London is one of the largest and most diverse higher education institutions in the world. With a mission to transform lives through knowledge, it delivers high quality academic programmes, brings benefits to society through its research in the humanities and social sciences, and leverages intellectual connections through public engagement.
The School of Advanced Study – a nationally and internationally recognised centre of excellence in the promotion and facilitation of research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It comprises eight internationally renowned research institutes as well as centres in Digital Humanities and Public Engagement. It has four nationally and internationally recognised specialist research libraries. This role sits within the newly established Doctoral Centre.
About the Doctoral Centre
The Doctoral Centre was formally established in 2021 as part of the new SAS strategy and in order to deliver a key component both of the University's commitment to equip the next generation of researchers and to SAS's national Research England funded role in research promotion and facilitation. The Centre also oversees the School's own research student community of around 120 students, and aims to identify and apply best practice in doctoral study across the Institutes and to deliver a research student experience of the highest quality.
The postholder will provide excellent quality administrative support to the research student community, from admission to graduation, ensuring that the student experience is a positive one.
This role will involve liaison across various departments of the School including registry, research services, ceremonies, fees and academic supervisory staff of the university.
For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application and CV (by clicking ‘apply for job' at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on 15th December 2022. Interviews will be early in the New Year.
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Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.
The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working from remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific days for training or team meetings.
The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented at all levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description.
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