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Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge


Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Applications are invited for an Administrative Assistant to provide 15 hours per week of general administrative support to the Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology (KICC) located at the West Cambridge site.

The position is fixed term ending 30th April 2021. The weekly working pattern is negotiable.

Applicants will need a flexible approach to a variety of duties and be able to work on their own initiative. It is expected that you will have good organisational and communication skills, the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines. Competency in standard software packages e.g. Word, Excel, Access and Outlook are expected.

Qualified to A level/NVQ level 3 or equivalent (or equivalent level of practical experience) is required, together with previous administrative experience.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click here. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please submit your application by midnight of the closing date of Thursday, 21st March 2019. If you have any queries about your application or require further information, please contact Ms Joy McSharry (jpm(at)

It is anticipated that interviews will take place in early April 2019.

Please quote reference LG18273 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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.

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