Coordinator Doctoral College

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
Grade 4: £23,754 - £28,332 per annum pro rata
17 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Coordinator Doctoral College REQ000789
Paisley Campus
0.7 FTE (24.5 hours per week Tuesday - Friday)
Grade 4:  £23,754 - £28,332 per annum pro rata

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is ranked by THE in the top 500 category in their assessment of the world’s top universities (source: The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). Our research covers an enormous breadth of interests, our activities fall into three key strategic areas of Health, Society and Sustainability. Across these themes, the majority of our activities fall into multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary working.  

UWS has more than 1000 postgraduate research students. UWS Doctoral College is a focal point for creating and maintaining a collegiate, interdisciplinary research environment with the main aim to generate societally impactful research and produce highly employable doctoral graduates of the future.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to take on a varied and demanding role supporting postgraduate students. The position provides administrative support across all Doctoral College operations including training, progression and award. You will have knowledge of research students enabling you to develop and deliver a high quality support service which enhances the postgraduate experience.  

You will have experience of providing excellent customer-service and focused administrative support; experience within a research environment in a higher education institution is an advantage. Student support experience and excellent communication skills are essential, as is a commitment to providing high standards of customer service. You should be self-motivated and keen to develop new skills. 

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Gavin Morrison at or by Tel 0141 848 3576. 

Further information, including full description of the job and person specification and details of how to apply, is available at 

Closing Date:  Wednesday 25th September 2019
Interview Date:  Tuesday 8th October 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 
UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.
University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520

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