Advanced Composites Collaboration for Innovation and Science, Research Administrator

Bristol, United Kingdom
13 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Division/School Faculty of Engineering
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Full time
Salary £23,334-£26,243
Closing date for applications 29-Apr-2019

We are looking for a well-organised, confident and proactive research administrator with strong communication and interpersonal skills to support the Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS) in the Faculty of Engineering. This globally-renowned centre has a large and varied research portfolio, with almost 200 staff and students; it brings together world-leading academics and partners to deliver skills training, research and technology development.

You will plan activities undertaken within ACCIS and provide support to academic staff, researchers, postgraduate students and project partners. This is a varied role and tasks will include: budget monitoring; maintaining project websites; project administration and reporting; event management (from meetings to conferences); organising travel and research meetings, gathering information and copy for marketing materials and future research bids; managing key relationships across the University and with external contacts. This opportunity would suit an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who is comfortable working on a varied portfolio of projects and activities and is able to plan and prioritise workloads successfully.

As well as being a member of the ACCIS Support team, you will be part of the wider Industrial Liaison Office Research Support Network (~30 staff), which provides support and a team environment.

The position is offered on a full-time basis with a fixed term contract for 12 months. The contract may be extended, subject to funding availability.
Informal enquiries about this position can be made to the line managers to the post: Helen Jones or Allison McIntosh-Smith, ACCIS Senior Administrator and Project Coordinator (job-share) at

For further information about the Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS):

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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