Research Administrator


University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 19th Feb 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.
  • REF: 148976
  • Closes: 19th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job Details

Research Administrator

Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £32,817 – £40,322 p.a.

We are seeking to appoint a Research Administrator to provide essential financial and administrative management for Prof Simon Draper’s pre-clinical research portfolio. The Draper group has a friendly and collaborative ethos, aiming to provide a supportive environment for all staff working in laboratory-, clinic- and office-based roles. The Research Administrator will be a key member of the Group and will provide specialist advice and guidance on finance and grant management matters, report on budgets, manage administrative activities and the induction of new staff to the Group, as well as assist in the preparation of grant applications.

Applicants should possess a degree in Medical, Life Sciences or other relevant subject and should have significant experience of managing operational, administrative and financial aspects of research projects in the higher education sector. You will have experience of preparing highly technical budgets for research projects and be familiar with major research funders terms and conditions. You should be able to demonstrate exceptional planning and organisational skills and have the ability to work independently. Experience with Oracle Financials and X5 would be advantageous.

This is a full time fixed term post for up to 21 months in the first instance and is based at the Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford.

This position is graded on the University’s Grade 7 scale. The actual starting salary offered will be based on qualifications and relevant skills acquired and will also be determined by the funding available.

To apply for this role and for further details including the job description and selection criteria, please see the document below. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 19th March 2021with interviews for shortlisted candidates to be held as soon as possible thereafter.

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HR Officer

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Contact Phone :

01865 613204

Closing Date & Time :

19-Mar-2021 12:00

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