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Research Support Coordinator

College Operations (BSS)

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £24,285 to £26,396 per annum
Grade:  Grade 06
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (13/06/2023)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 15 August 2022
Interview Date:  Thursday 25 August 2022
Reference:  R220502
Release Date:  Wednesday 20 July 2022

We are seeking to appoint a Research Support Coordinator on a fixed term basis to cover a period of maternity leave. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small dedicated team focussed on the delivery of excellent research support within the College of Business and Social Sciences (BSS). 

The post provides high quality administrative support within the busy BSS Research Office which works to enhance the research environment for academic staff and postgraduate research students within the College. Under the line management of the BSS Research Manager you will also work closely with the College Senior Research Manager and Events Manager as part of the BSS Research Office team. 

You will have the opportunity to be involved with the College’s Departments and Research Centres, assisting with events and ensuring that travel arrangements and other administrative tasks are dealt with efficiently. You will also be able to utilise your excellent communication skills to build networks across the university, making connections with key professional services departments and liaising with staff at all levels.  

The BSS Research Office is a supportive and friendly team in which your professional development can thrive. This is a full time role with some office based work on campus and some which can be done remotely. For informal enquiries please contact the BSS Research Manager Dan Thomson d.thomson1@aston.ac.uk

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk


 




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