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Centre Administrator (Fixed Term)

Location: Cambridge, UK

Role information

The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) invites applications for a Centre Administrator to cover for the secondment of the current role holder. The appointment is full time and fixed term until 30 November 2020 or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earliest.

The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI), which includes the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER), is a highly interdisciplinary research centre working on many of the most pressing issues of our modern world. Research at CFI is focused on the challenges and opportunities posed by the future development of artificial intelligence (AI), in both the short and long term, whilst CSER's research focuses on the identification, management and mitigation of possible extreme and existential risks associated with human activity.

CFI, together with CSER, function as a Department within the School of Arts and Humanities. The Administrator role is a key member of the Centre's senior management team (with the Directors), and is responsible for the overall administration of all the Centre's programmes and projects. The Administrator is responsible for ensuring that professional support in the areas of Governance and Planning, Research Management, Financial management, Human Resource management, Programme and Project administration and Communications (internal and external relations.

The successful candidate will be educated to A level or above, proficient with IT to support administration, a confident communicator, experienced team leading with good problem solving skills, experienced in organising and managing events and resources and familiar with working in a research/teaching environment.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

The closing date is midnight (GMT) on Friday 20 December 2019 and interviews are planned for Wednesday 8 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to confirmation.

If you have any queries about this vacancy, please contact Dr Stephen Cave at For questions on the application process or procedure, please contact Ruth Farley, HR Coordinator at

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) in the upload section and supply details of two referees.

Please quote reference GO21562 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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

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