Job offer in england Causes and Effects) at University of Oxford
The Department of Politics and International Relations, Manor Road Building, Oxford.
The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) at Oxford is an internationally renowned centre of excellence for teaching and research. The studies of these disciplines at Oxford have a long and distinguished history and the department is one of the largest in the field in the UK.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Project Administrator to join Professor Jane Gingrich’s research team working on her new project entitled: “Schoolpol: The Transformation of Post-War Education: Causes and Effects”.
The post holder will provide effective and dedicated administrative support across a wide range of projects’ activities, including general project administration, communication and event organisation, website project management and financial support. They will be responsible for the project budget management, reporting, coordinating the work of temporary research assistants and adequate communication between and among the project team members, advisory boards and external stakeholders.
As a part of the wider administration team at the Department the successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues in the Communications and Impact, Finance, Personnel and Research Support Teams.
A good first degree in any relevant subject, excellent communications and interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently, and experience of managing research projects or comparable activity are essential for this post. Experience of working within the University or another higher education institution and managing large databases would be desirable.
This is a part-time (40% FTE; 15 hours per week), fixed-term appointment and available immediately.
You will be required to upload a supporting statement and a CV as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday, 21 January 2019. Interviews will take place in early February 2019.