InFoMM CDT Administrator

Vacancy Reference: 




Salary Range: 

£31,604-£38,833 p.a.

Appointment Term: 

Fixed-term until 30 September 2019

Closing Date: 

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:00


The Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, wishes to appoint an enthusiastic individual with excellent organisational skills as the Administrator for the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Industrially Focused Mathematical Modelling (InFoMM). This is a full-time fixed-term position, tenable until 30 September 2019. The post is available for an immediate start. For more details about the InFoMM CDT, please visit

The successful candidate will be the first port of call for students and academic staff involved with the CDT and will be responsible for developing and maintaining the CDT’s administration. They will also organise CDT training, admissions, and events (for example, the CDT annual meeting) and manage and update the CDT’s website. A key part of the role will be to provide financial advice and guidance to the Directors and to produce management reports on expenditure. The postholder will work closely with the CDT’s Industry Facilitator to ensure that InFoMM’s industrial partners (currently 60) are kept well engaged. The successful candidate will also line manage two departmental research support staff working for other projects. 

With a good first degree (or equivalent), the successful candidate will be expected to have excellent organisation skills and experience of running events, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, fantastic attention to detail, experience of administration, preferably in a Higher Educational Institution or complex organisation, experience of financial management of projects, proven IT skills and the ability to work using their own initiative and as part of a team. Previous line management experience is desirable.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Administrative Assistant (email:, quoting vacancy reference 130810.

Applicants should read the job description document before writing their application.  As part of the online application, the applicant will be required to upload a statement setting out how she or he meets the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of two referees.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.  To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Friday 22 September 2017 can be considered.

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