Research Support Services Officer

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London (GB)
(£) 38017 to 44045
02 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Support Services Officer

Reference Number
Location Northampton Square  
School / Service School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering
Department N/A
Contract Duration Permanent
Hours Full-time
Salary Range (£) 38017 to 44045


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 19,500 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled 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: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

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


This 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 post holder will be assigned to support particular Research Support Service Managers in the team.

Person Specification

We are looking for a skilled individual with experience of research grant administration of UK and non-UK funding within a Higher Education institution.

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 30th November 2020.

Interviews will be held at the beginning of January 2021.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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