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Project administrator

Psychological Sciences

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £24,174 to £27,116 per annum pro rata (0.5 FTE)
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 12 July 2022
Reference:  039622

Project administrator – ACCESS 

 We wish to recruit a project administrator (at 50% FTE) for ACCESS a new ESRC funded 5-year program of work that aims to establish a UK environmental social science leadership team. The post will be for 3 years in the first instance, with the possibility to extend. 

 The post is based in the School of Psychology on the University of Surrey Stag Hill campus. The Post holder will be a key member of the Surrey project team, which includes the Surrey PI Prof Gatersleben, 10 Co-Investigator, 3 Post-Doctoral knowledge exchange fellows and a project manager. They will liaise with the wider ACCESS team of world-leading social science and interdisciplinary experts led by the Universities of Exeter and Surrey with the Universities of Bath, Leeds & Sussex and the Natural Environment Social Research Network (Natural Resources Wales, NatureScot, Natural England, Environment Agency and Forest Research). 

 The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the project at Surrey, including necessary travel and meeting arrangements for those they support, event organisation, assisting in processing expenses claims and financial record keeping duties. They will support a diverse range of tasks and, as such, the post holder must be able to plan and prioritise a varied workload. The post holder will also be required to work independently and be pro-active and flexible and liaise with the Exeter team and other COI’s where needed. It is essential that the post holder be able to demonstrate good communication skills that will allow effective communication with the Surrey team members as members from the Exeter and the wider consortium and a range of stakeholders.

 ACCESS is strongly committed to equal opportunities for all and supporting a better work life balance. We strive to support an inclusive, diverse culture in our programme ensuring equality throughout our work. As such we welcome applicants from groups traditionally underrepresented in interdisciplinary environmental social science research and practice. 

Interviews to be held - 20th July 2022

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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