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Research Support Assistant

Are you hard working with an eye for detail? Do you have administrative experience working in a busy office environment ideally in a research support or finance role? Do you want to join a team that is committed to supporting the strategic objectives and research culture of the newly created Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences?

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual who will provide high quality, customer-focussed administrative support to our Faculty Research Office. You will be part of the University’s Research Operations service, but will be deployed to the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and will report to the Faculty Research Manager. You will work closely with the Pre-Award, Mobilisation and Post-Award research support teams to support the provision of grants management and financial administration within the Faculty Research Office, with particular responsibility for the preparation and collation of timesheets, receipts and other supporting data in advance of grant claim audits.  

With administrative experience in a busy, customer-focussed environment, you will also have excellent organisation skills and be able to balance competing priorities.

Please note - interviews are planned week commencing 2nd December 2019.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Janet Mackintosh, Faculty Research Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 5191, email:


Clair Webster, Deputy Faculty Research Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 6149,

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Finance (inc Payroll)
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 4
Salary:  £19,612 to £22,417 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 01 November 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 17 November 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 05 December 2019
Reference:  CSFIN1066
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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