Administrative Assistant - Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
Fixed-term – maximum of 130 hours available (between 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2021)
Do you have excellent administrative and organisational skills and an interest in supporting research activities in Medieval Studies?
We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to play an important role in the support of a new research network entitled “The Joust as Performance: Pas d’armes and Late Medieval Chivalry” which is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Your role will be varied and will require excellent time management and communication skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with a variety of software, including online databases and systems. You will work in close collaboration with the Principal Investigator of the research network, Professor Rosalind Brown-Grant, as well as with the Co-Investigator, Dr Mario Damen (University of Amsterdam).
The post-holder will work to a maximum of 130 hours over a period of 12 months (between 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2021). Specific periods of work will be determined by the Principal Investigator in accordance with the needs of the project.
What does the role entail?
As an Administrative Assistant your main duties will include:
What will you bring to the role?
As an Administrative Assistant you will have:
You may also have:
How to apply
To apply for this role please submit a supporting statement with evidence of how you meet the criteria stated under the above heading 'What you will bring to the role'. If you would prefer to apply via an application form please contact LCSHR@Leeds.ac.uk and one will be sent to you.
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Rosalind Brown-Grant, Professor of Late Medieval French Literature, R.Brown-Grant@Leeds.ac.uk
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