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Research Administrator

Are you a dynamic administrator, passionate about delivering excellent service? Do you have experience of providing support to academic activities and/or research projects?

Initially this role will work with our Center for Computational Imaging & Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine (CISTIB) that is part of the School and has both an international and interdisciplinary profile.  The research group performs cutting-edge research in areas of fundamental and applied biomedical imaging & modelling with impact in personalised minimally invasive therapies and active and healthy ageing.

We are looking for a motivated and proactive research administrator to strengthen our Administration Team and increase efficiency by leading multiple aspects of administration related to our current and future research activities.  Demonstrating a high level of personal responsibility and initiative in all areas of the role. You must have Strong IT skills, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and a knowledge/ability to maximise usage of document management systems, ideally SharePoint. Knowledge and/or experience of updating website content.

As our Research Administrator you will provide administrative support for the CISTIB’s lead academic, Professor Alejandro Frangi, which includes organisation of project activity, organising communications within the group, coordinating meetings and/or social events, maintaining effective external communications and assisting in completion of tasks to deadlines (e.g. timesheets), liaising with the School administration team and Faculty services as required and handling questions and enquiries from the research community both on campus and externally.  

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

Gaynor Butterwick, School Administration Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 5434 or email: 

Further information

The Faculty of Engineering is proud to have been awarded the Athena Swan Silver Award from the Equality Challenge Unit, the national body that promotes equality in the higher education sector. Our equality and inclusion webpage provides more information.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering
School/Institute:  School of Computing
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £22,659 to £26,243 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 02 August 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 16 August 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 02 September 2019
Reference:  ENGCP1107
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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