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The Cerebrovascular Research Group is Hiring an Administrator

Posted by Nicholas Fethers | 20 Feb 2020

A new position has opened in the University of Edinburgh-based Cerebrovascular Research Group.

This is a new opportunity for a dynamic individual to support the Head of the Cerebrovascular Research Group (CVRG) in the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (www.ccbs.ed.ac.uk).

You will provide high-level administrative support for the Head of the CVRG in their day-to-day activities (acting independently as a filter, coordinating, planning and deputising where appropriate), coordination of the CVRG, and the development and administration of their portfolio of research studies.

To do this, you will be extremely competent in the use of software required for personal assitance and project administration. You will have considerable personal initiative and judgement to delegate, collaborate, or escalate, whilst being responsive to feedback from the Head of the CVRG. You will be motivated to develop approaches to personal and project administration, keeping abreast of best practice as well as departmental and institutional objectives and procedures. You will be be adept at project management, keen to deliver to time and target, striving for excellence alongside the Head of the CVRG. The job-holder will establish and maintain excellent working relationships with the Head of the CVRG and a wide range of internal and external contacts. They will be based in CCBS and work with a diverse range of staff in other University of Edinburgh departments, NHS Lothian, colleagues within other universities in Scotland and overseas, funding agencies, research regulators, and medical professional bodies.

The School aims to ensure equality of opportunity and holds an Athena SWAN Silver award. We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group. Appointment will be based on merit alone. For more information on our family-friendly policies please visit – https://www.ed.ac.uk/human-resources/policies-guidance.

Applicants should provide a detailed, up-to-date CV and a personal statement that clearly outlines how they meet all of the requirements for the post.

Initially the post is funded for three years but it is hoped that this will be extended.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Rustam Al-Shahi Salman, professor of clinical neurology Rustam.Al-Shahi@ed.ac.uk.

Full details in the link below:
https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form