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Research Secretary (The Martin Centre)


£21,605-£25,023 pro rata



Closing date

20 October 2016

The Faculty of Architecture and History of Art is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual for the part-time post of Research Secretary.

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative, clerical and secretarial support in the Martin Centre, which is the research division of the Department of Architecture, and currently comprises 14 full-time academic staff and a number of contract research staff working on funded research projects. The post-holder is Secretary to the Head of Research, and also works closely with the Research Grants Administrator in support of the full range of the Department's research activities. The post-holder will also work closely with a number of Faculty staff including the Faculty Manager, Faculty Assistant, Chief Accounts Clerk and Computer Officer, and with a range of people in the central University and outside.  S/he has specific responsibility for research personnel matters, for managing the research office, maintaining mailing lists and databases, staff holiday and sickness records, and for organising regular seminars and other events.

This role is available on a part-time basis of 15-16 hours per week, the precise working pattern to be agreed by the Faculty with the successful applicant.

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 27 October 2016, in Cambridge.

Further information is available via the link below. Informal enquiries about the role may be directed to Mrs Julia Pettman, Faculty Manager's Assistant (

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Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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