Research Administrator

Deadline date: Midday on Monday 5 December 2022

The Faculty of Law seeks to appoint a Research Administrator The post holder will provide administrative support for research in the Law Faculty and will principally provide support to the Senior Research Facilitator. 

This is a varied role, supporting pre-and post-awards for larger grants, as well as some more general research-related support for personnel and finance functions.  Whilst some experience in research support is essential, the role will provide an excellent training opportunity for someone interested in a career in research administration.  The postholder will be line managed by the Senior Research Facilitator, and will be a member of a team of research administrative staff in the Law Faculty and its centres and institutes.

Applicants must have proven experience of financial or research grants administration; excellent numeracy skills, be able to summarise, analyse and understand financial data, with the ability to identify anomalies; a good general level of education; effective interpersonal and communication skills; able to produce accurate work even under pressure; capacity to understand a complex range of funder rules and University financial requirements, and to apply these accurately and able to convey them to colleagues in an effective way and excellent IT skills including word processing, and manipulation of complex spreadsheets (in particular Word and Excel).  Experience of using X5 and Oracle Financials and setting budgets for events and research posts is desirable.

The post is permanent and full time. The postholder will be based in the Faculty of Law, St Cross Building, St Cross Road, Oxford, OX1 3UL.

The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 5 December 2022. You will be required to complete an appliation form and upload a supporting statement as part of your online application.  

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 12 December 2022.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via and enter vacancy ID: 161579

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