The Kent Law School are seeking to appoint a part time (0.5 FTE) Research Support Administrator for a fixed term period of 13 months to cover maternity leave. The post holder has responsibility for supporting the work of the co-Directors of Research (DOR) by providing administrative management for all research-related activities within the Law School. The Person You will hold a first degree and have experience of working in higher education. You will have experience in the preparation of funding applications and have the ability to write high quality minutes and papers.
The successful candidate will will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Please refer to the job description below for the full person specification. The Department Law degrees have been taught at Kent since 1967, and over the years the Law School (KLS) has established a reputation for innovation and critique in legal education and research. While our modules and programmes are fully engaged with doctrinal analysis, much of the teaching and research also seeks to address the social, historical, economic and political contexts within which law operates.
KLS has seen significant expansion in recent years, and there are now around 1500 students studying on law programmes, including about 220 on ten different LLM (Master of Laws) programmes, and about 50 postgraduate research students. There are currently 60 members of academic staff, 30 administrative staff within the School and a Law Librarian with two further library staff devoted to law. For further information, please visit our website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/law Further Information Start date for applications: 15 Aug 2013 Closing date for applications: 5 Sep 2013 Interviews are to be held: 19 Sep 2013 Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post (please do not send your application directly to the department). How to apply - for posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, a one page summary (this should include details of experience and other information in support of your application with direct reference to the advertisement and further particulars) and any supporting documents.
If you require further information regarding the post or application process please contact Caren Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.
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