Human, Social, and Political Sciences: Vacancies


Faculty of Human, Social and Political Science
Research Grants Administrator
Vacancy Ref: JA29482
Annual salary scale: £20,764 - £24,049 p.a. (pro rata)

The Faculty of Human, Social and Political Science is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified individual as a Research Grants Administrator. The post is available for 24 months at 0.5 FTE (50% of a full-time post).

The successful candidate will provide administrative and clerical support to senior colleagues relating to research grant funding. The support provided will encompass the full grant life-cycle from initial enquiry and application, through post award and to final financial reporting and billing. S/he will produce financial management reports as necessary for both internal and external purposes. The successful candidate should be well organized, have excellent IT skills, and have GCSE level qualifications in English and Mathematics. Previous experience of clerical work and administration is essential.

Further information about the Faculty can be found at For further information about the job please click here. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Gerald McLaren at or telephone +44 (0)1223 362847.

Please return a completed CHRIS/5 Application for Employment form ( by Friday 5 July 2013 to Mr Alistair Cameron by email (, Faculty of Human, Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ.

The role is available immediately upon appointment. Please quote the reference JA29482.

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