Research Support Administrator

Job Reference
Date Posted
Thursday 4 April 2024
Application Closing Date
Thursday 25 April 2024
Burnley Campus
£25,138 to £27,979 per annum pro rata
Part Time
Contract Type
Job Category / Type
Professional Services
School / Service
School of Medicine and Dentistry
21.75 hours per week
Interview Date
To be confirmed

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The School of Medicine wishes to appoint a Research Support Administrator to join the MBBS team. 

The successful candidate will provide administrative support for the research team in all activities relating to the development, implementation and review of the MBBS student research options, including teaching, assessment and quality assurance. They will work collaboratively with leads to co-ordinate the allocation of research block activities to students and maintain relevant databases of activities and progress, as well as work closely with the Year 5 MBBS placement and timetabling teams to ensure the appropriate delivery of the research block to students.

You will have demonstrable organisational skills and will be an effective communicator along with having excellent IT skills. Experience of higher education systems and processes is required as is a good standard of education to A-Level or equivalent.

The post holder will work mainly at the UCLan Burnley campus, but some attendance at Preston campus may also be required. 

Informal enquiries are welcomed; please contact Dr Jenny MacDowall in the first instance via

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. 

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