Research Contracts Specialist (Maternity Cover - 2 posts)

We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic and motivated Research Contracts Specialists to work in Research Services, normally based within the Joint Research Office, Boundary Brook House, Headington, Oxford (currently working remotely).

Research Services works in partnership with the University of Oxford's researchers and their departments. The Research Contracts Specialist role is to review, draft and negotiate research related agreements, along with providing advice on contractual issues associated with research and its outputs. Research Contracts Specialists are also expected to develop good personal relationships within the University as well as with funding bodies and research collaborators.

You will be educated to degree level, well-organised and able to work and communicate effectively under pressure in this challenging but rewarding role. Ideally you will have a scientific background or administrative experience in higher education, or a charity-based environment, and an interest in contractual and organisational matters.
Research Services is a rapidly growing area of the University and this position provides a good entry point for those seeking a career in University administration. There is ample opportunity for specialist and on-the-job training.

Further particulars can be obtained from the attached job description.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Friday 14 August 2020 will be considered.