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Graduate School Manager

Faculty of Science & Technology
Salary:   £36,386 to £42,155 pro rata
Closing Date:   Wednesday 07 December 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1301-22

Please note: this job is only available to current employees of Lancaster University

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, efficient and motivated colleague to provide high level support to the Faculty of Science and Technology Associate Dean for postgraduate activities. This post is a cover for six months to commence January 2023. This can be a secondment opportunity. There is flexibility on the FTE which can be between 0.5– 0.8 depending on availability. From the job description the postgraduate research activities will be prioritised, in particular the management of the Research Development Programme and the ongoing review and development of the provision, preparation of reports and working towards consistency in information as well as working with PGR coordinators across the faculty and leading on standardisation, where possible, of processes and records.  

You will have excellent communication, IT and organisation skills and be able to manage their time effectively and deliver on key objectives. The post requires someone who has knowledge and understanding of the postgraduate research (PGR) environment as it relates to science and technology disciplines. 

Our Lancaster University values believe in respecting each other by being open and fair and promoting diversity, we build strong communities by working effectively together ina supportive way and we create positive change by being ambitious in our learning, expertise and action. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to talk informally with Bitten Brigham, Faculty Manager ( and/or Dr Debbie Costain, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Education ( 


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