Applications are invited for the post of Research Project Administrator to support the administration and management of the NERC LANDWISE project (LAND management in lowland catchments for Integrated flood riSk rEduction). This is a 4 year research project involving University of Reading, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, British Geological Survey, University of Gloucestershire, Forest Research, JBA Consulting, CGI Group and over 40 partner organisations. Research will focus on a range of land use and management strategies within the West Thames River Basin.
Duties will include organising and managing events and meetings to support the project, taking minutes, collating project tracking information, recording project expenditure and communications (including updating project website, twitter and newsletter). This is a varied role and will suit someone who enjoys working with new and dynamic situations. The Research Project Administrator will work closely with the project Director, Dr Joanna Clark, the University Research Accountants and the Research Team and Partners.
This is a part-time fixed-term post for up to 45 months, ending on 31 October 2021. The appointment is 0.2 FTE or 7 hours a week. We are happy to agree a flexible working pattern.
The University aspires to be an “Employer of Choice” and recognises that success is not simply determined by a competitive suite of terms and conditions of service, but by fostering a working environment that protects the physical and mental well-being of its staff. Full details of the University’s Health and Well-being policy are available from through the HR website. The University is committed to work-life balance and supportive of flexible working arrangements.
The University supports its staff in many other ways:
- its Centre for Quality Support and Development
- its excellent Nursery facilities
- its SportsPark
- its membership of Childcare+
- Its participation in Athena SWAN
To find out more about the role and application details, please visit the University of Reading Jobs web site.
Closing date: 10 January 2017.