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Research Support Officer (Post-Award)

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 research support to our Faculty Research Office (FRO).  You will support the provision of grants management and financial administration within the FRO, with a particular focus on the post-award process.  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 Senior Research Support Administrator (Post-Award).

With administrative experience in a busy, customer focussed environment, you will also have excellent organisation and communication skills, experience of financial systems and procedures, and the ability to work effectively to tight deadlines.

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

Ms. Janet Mackintosh, Faculty Research Manager

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

Further information

The Schools in the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences are proud to have been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze or 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 & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  EPS Faculty Offices
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 03 January 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 19 January 2020
Interview Date:  Monday 03 February 2020
Reference:  EPSFO1012
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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