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Doctoral Training & Events Co-ordinator (fixed-term role)

Job title Doctoral Training & Events Co-ordinator (fixed-term role)

Department Computer Science

Salary Starting from £27,929, rising to £34,308

Grade Grade 6

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 3546

Placed on Wednesday 23 November 2022

Closing date Wednesday 07 December 2022

Interview date Thursday 15 December 2022

Reference CC10061

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Are you talented and successful project or event co-ordinator looking for an opportunity to develop or use your skills in research evaluation?

If you are keen to help communicate how much of a difference research makes and have experience planning and organising successful networking events we'd love to hear from you. This role will involve setting up opportunities for collaboration between researchers and industry.  You will also have the ability to conduct research evaluation, however this is a development opportunity for someone who has an interest in developing those skills.

You'll need good data analytical skills and have experience of using a range of information management systems.

You'll also have a good understanding of higher education, and the ability to build strong working relationships across the University. 

The Centre for Digital Entertainment (CDE) is based in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath, and in Bournemouth University. We run an engineering doctorate (EngD) programme in digital entertainment in collaboration with a wide range of industrial partners in the creative sector. Our research engineers and their supervisors do some fantastic research.

The role will have two main functions:

  • you will support the CDE researchers to identify, evidence and communicate the impact of their research
  • you will provide support more generally to the CDE research engineers, working closely with the rest of the CDE team.

You’ll play a pivotal role within the CDE providing high quality support to our researchers. 

Further information:

This is a fixed-term period until October 2023. You can apply on a full-time or part-time (minimum 0.6FTE) basis. Please indicate on your application which hours you would prefer. The role is office based, however we are currently hybrid working.  There will also be a some travel for work.   

You are very welcome to contact Sarah Parry, CDE Centre Manager, for a discussion about the role ( However, please submit your application via the University website.

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:

     - Relocation Procedure

     - Visa Reimbursement Scheme

     - Interest-Free Loan Scheme

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of applicants may be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.