Part-time Research Officer

School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Oxford
Grade 6: £28,098 - £33,518 p.a. (pro rata)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies as a Research Officer.

This key part-time post is for two years (in the first instance) and provides support for the growth and development of research activity in the school by facilitating research applications. The duties will include ensuring the smooth running of the process of disseminating opportunities, applying for funds and the development of funding opportunities along with managing award portfolios and supporting the preparation of materials for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF).

The postholder will work closely with academic and administrative staff, including the Department’s Research Director, Head of Department, Head of Administration and Finance, and Finance Officer. They will also liaise with research support staff in the Social Sciences Division and the Central University Offices.

The successful applicant will have a good first degree or equivalent, experience of working with budgets and of costing externally funded research using Full Economic Costing methodologies. They will also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to understand and interpret complex data and produce work consistently to a high standard within tight deadlines.

The duties, responsibilities and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars which also contain details on how to apply. Informal enquiries are encouraged using the contact details below.

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The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 1 December 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: .