UK FIRES Research Coordinator (Part-Time)

Department of Engineering

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 18th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £26,715-£30,942 pro rata
  • REF: NM25755
  • Closes: 11th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Part Time

Applications are invited for the part-time post of UK FIRES Research Coordinator. UK FIRES is a major research programme, comprising a consortium of subscribing industrial partners from resource-intensive sectors working with academics from Cambridge, Imperial College, Oxford, Bath, Nottingham and Strathclyde who are funded from 2019-2024 by a £5m programme grant from the EPSRC. The collaboration is co-ordinated through a Living Lab.

Based at the Department of Engineering’s Trumpington Street site, the Research Coordinator will provide support to the Programme Manager, the Programme Director and the research team in the UK Fires research group in order to coordinate and support their programme of research. As this is a new position, there will be the opportunity to shape the role in conjunction with the Programme Manager.

Educated to HND/HNC level or equivalent level of experience, you will be an experienced user of Microsoft Office with excellent organisational skills. Previous administrative experience and an understanding of research coordination are essential and ideally this would have been gained within a similar role in the University. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also essential pre-requisites for this role.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

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The closing date for applications is Thursday 11 March 2021. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Office at the Department of Engineering (, +44 (0)1223 332615).

Please quote reference NM25755 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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