Research Support Services Officer

London (GB)
(£) 38017 to 44045
Jun 30, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jul 23, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Support Services Officer

Reference Number 60030958
Location Northampton Square
School / Service Professional Services
Department Research and Enterprise
Contract Duration Permanent
Hours Full-time
Salary Range (£) 38017 to 44045


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

Research and Enterprise at City supports academic staff in all areas when applying for externally funded research and enterprise activities. In a typical year, the Research and Enterprise handles 400 research funding proposals, 300 research related contracts (live and new ones), and sets up new awards valued at £10m.


The post will be part of the Research Support Services team which supports academic and research staff in making applications for external grant funding and post-award administrative management. The postholder will be assigned to support particular Research Support Service Managers in the team.

Person Specification

The post would suit a skilled and well-organised individual with a background in Higher Education and some experience of research grant administration.

We are looking for a good team-player with a proactive, analytical and pragmatic approach to problem-solving.

Exemplary organisational skills; an ability to prioritise and work to deadlines are essential as well as excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills to be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of colleagues.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 23rd July 2020

Interviews will be held on 13th August 2020.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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