University of Cambridge Centre for Mathematical Sciences

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Due to the retirement of the current post holder, the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics is seeking a professional and efficient administrator to join our small, friendly team providing support to members of, and visitors to, the Department.

Excellent communication and organisational skills are required as the role holder will act as the first point of contact for all administration enquiries. The ability to work independently, as well as a part of a team, is essential to deliver effective administration support from welcoming new staff and visitors to the Department, supporting delivery of seminars and conferences to managing office supplies and room availability. Organising travel and accommodation is a key part of the role so experience of the University Procurement System would be an advantage but training is also available.

Proficient in the use of IT, the applicant will be able to demonstrate their competency in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and webpage and email packages.

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

On the online application form you should explain the reasons for your application and how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements of the role.

The contact details of two referees will be required; please ensure that your referees are aware that they may be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage them to do so promptly.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact

Please quote reference LF19529 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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About Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS), University of Cambridge

The Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS) is one of two Mathematics Departments at the University of Cambridge, the other being the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP). The two departments together constitute the Faculty of Mathematics, and are responsible for the teaching of Mathematics and its applications within the Mathematical Tripos.