Durham University is one of the
world's top universities with strengths across the Arts and
Humanities, Business, Sciences and Social Sciences.
The Department and role purpose
Durham Chemistry is one of the very
best UK chemistry departments with an outstanding reputation for
excellence in teaching, research and employability of our students.
The Department was ranked 5th overall in REF2014 in terms of grade
point average and 1st for impact. It routinely features high in
national league tables and is 3rd in the Complete University Guide
2020. Our research spans the range of organic, inorganic, physical
and theoretical chemistry.
The Learning and Teaching
Administrator is responsible for the provision of a professional,
efficient administrative service, supporting a wide range of
teaching, learning and assessment activities from the point of
student enrolment through to graduation. S/he will work
independently, taking day to day decisions and using his/her
experience and initiative to decide on appropriate courses of
action and resolve problems. S/he will work flexibly to ensure the
team functions effectively in meeting priorities, working in
accordance with University and Departmental policies and
procedures, demonstrating a commitment to customer service
Specific Role responsibilities:
Work outside normal office hours
during peak periods and for events such as Open Days.
Recruiting to this post
In order to be considered for
interview, candidates must evidence each of the essential criteria
required for the role in the person specification.
In some cases, the recruiting panel
may also consider the desirable criteria, so we recommend you
evidence all criteria in your application.
Please note that some criteria will
only be considered at interview stage.
How to apply
Please note that in submitting your
application Durham University will be processing your data. We
would ask you to consider the relevant University Privacy Statement
which provides information on the collation, storing and use of
What you are required to submit
1. A CV;
2. A covering letter which details
your experience, strengths and potential in the requirements set
3. A table providing clear examples
of how you meet the essential (and, if applicable, desirable)
Please ensure that you submit all
documentation listed above or your application cannot proceed to
the next stage.
We will notify you on the status of
your application at various points throughout the selection
process, via automated emails from our e-recruitment system. Please
check your spam/junk folder periodically to ensure you receive all