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Inviting applications for the position of British Neuroscience Association Administrator

Neuroscience Administrator
Department of Experimental Psychology
Vacancy Reference No: PJ05900  Salary: £20,226-£22,765

Limit of tenure applies*

Applications are invited for the position of Neuroscience Administrator to support the newly established British Neuroscience Association / Cambridge Neuroscience joint office based within the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge.

This is an exciting new post which will assist the Neuroscience Coordinator and academics working across the UK in the interdisciplinary neuroscience community.

This successful applicant will liaise with members from the Scientific Advisory Board, the Directorship, Committee members and canvass the opinion of the general membership to help to organise a programme of high profile neuroscience events. Additional duties include assisting with the compilation of online and print materials and ensuring the smooth running of committee meetings.

Applicants should have excellent organizational skills, together with initiative, the ability to work without supervision and excellent communication skills. An interest in neuroscience would be desirable.

The successful applicant could start immediately.

The salary will be on Grade 4 of the University Scale, £20,226-£22,765 p.a. There will be a 6-month probationary period. Holiday entitlement is 36 days including bank and public holidays. The post is full time. There is the possibility of flexible working and the requirements for travel due to the need to support events outside of regular office hours.

Applications should include a covering letter and completed application form PD17 (Parts I and III only) which can be found on the Departmental website ( together with the further particulars (or from Mrs Lorraine Coulson, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB (lsc to whom applications should be sent by 24 November 2009.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

* The funds for this post are available for two years in the first instance.

Closing date for application: 24 November 2009.

Posted on 05/11/2009

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