Research Facilitator

THIS POST MAY ALSO BE OFFERED AS A SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY.An opportunity has arisen for a Research Facilitator in the Department of Oncology to cover a period of adoption leave. The postholder will act as first point of contact for internal and external funding applications, working with researchers from early career and postdoctoral fellows to senior faculty and professors. The postholder will contribute fully to the ongoing development of the Department's support for colleagues' research, focusing on developing the highest quality external funding applications. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved with researchers at the cutting edge of cancer research.This is an opportunity for someone with excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills and an understanding of research in the medical sciences combined with excellent administrative abilities. The ideal candidate will be educated to doctoral level and have experience of research and administration in a higher education environment. The ability to prioritise complex and competing demands in a busy but rewarding working environment is important to the role.This is a full-time contract until January 2018 and we welcome applicants looking for a secondment opportunity. If you are interested in applying as a secondment, please confirm that you have spoken to your line manager about the opportunity and that he or she would be willing to release you to take it up.Please note that this opportunity is available on a fixed-term appointment only.University Managers who are aware of members of staff within their teams who are currently on leave but for whom this may be a suitable opportunity are asked to contact the Recruitment Team.All applicants must complete an application form and upload a CV and a short letter of interest (no more than one page). To apply, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button in the link below.The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 4 May 2017.

Closing Date: 
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:00
Organisation: 
Department of Oncology
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