Current opportunities

  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

    Project Manager of the Legal Records at Risk Programme (LRAR)

    This is a part-time (0.5 FTE) fixed term contract (2 years in the first instance).

    The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) is seeking a suitably experienced individual to be responsible for leading and managing the initial research project of the Legal Records at Risk Programme (LRAR). The postholder will co-ordinate all aspects of the project, including liaising with external organisations, visiting archives determined by the project team to be at risk, and devising a medium and long-term strategy for the LRAR programme.

    Requirements
    The successful candidate will have experience in similar projects in the field of records management and must have published papers and/or submitted substantial reports on records management or archives. Proven track records of research project management is a must.

    About The Department
    The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies was founded in 1947. It was conceived and is funded as a national academic institution, attached to the University of London, serving all universities through its national legal research library. Its function is to promote, facilitate and disseminate the results of advanced study and research in the discipline of law, for the benefit of persons and institutions in the UK and abroad.

    Further Information
    To apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role using the link below. The deadline for applications is midnight on Wednesday, 8 July 2015.

    The University offers membership to the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme (USS).

    Pursuing equal opportunities and excellence in education.

    Opportunity type: Job
    Reference number: 088/15
    Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
    Closing date: 08/07/2015
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  • Institute of Philosophy

    Institute Administrator

    The Role:
    The School of Advanced Study is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced individual to be responsible for the overall day to day operation of the Institute of Philosophy. Responsibilities include finance, academic events and their promotion, stakeholder relations, statistics management, and reporting.

    The postholder will be expected to develop and maintain an awareness of the Institute's event needs, to organise events, and manage communication between the Directors, the researchers and the events team.

    He/she will oversee the operations of the institutes’ main areas of activity, act as Secretary to the Institute Advisory Council, and monitor the institute budget.

    Requirements:
    Experience of organising a number of administrative functions including finance, planning, human resources, working with committees and maintaining records is a must for this role.

    A pro-active, confident communicator, the postholder will be able to establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues at all levels.

    About The Department:
    The Institute of Philosophy is an Institute of the University of London's School of Advanced Study. Founded in 2005, the IP was made possible by a generous private donation and matching funding from the University of London. The Institute's aim is to promote and facilitate high quality research in philosophy, making it available to the widest possible audience both inside and outside the UK's academic community. The Institute's activities may be grouped into three categories: Events - including lectures, seminars and conferences Fellowships - visiting fellowships and postdoctoral research fellowships Research support - including electronic resources and information for graduate students

    Further Information:
    To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role using the link below. The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 19 July 2015. Interviews are expected to take place during the week commencing Monday 3 August 2015.

    The University offers membership to the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme (USS).

    Pursuing equal opportunities and excellence in education.

    Opportunity type: Job
    Reference number: 089/15
    Institute of Philosophy
    Closing date: 19/07/2015
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