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Graduate Project Coordinators for 2018-2019

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The Humanities Division is recruiting two new Graduate Project Coordinators for 2018-2019. This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with TORCH, develop your professional profile, and build a large network of contacts across and beyond Oxford.
The work will be approximately 10-12 hours per week during term time (with varying hours during the vacations), developing and implementing the following three projects:

1. The AHRC-TORCH Graduate Fund:
Advertise the Graduate Fund Streams to appropriate faculties and respond to queries about the Fund
Design and deliver a training event for potential applicants to the Graduate Fund
Organize the Student Peer Review College (SPRC), design and deliver a training event for members of the SPRC and facilitate their reviewing process

Collate their responses and liaise with fund applicants
Collate feedback from SPRC and successful Graduate Fund Applicants

2. The AHRC-TORCH Public Engagement with Research Summer School:
Build on and adapt the structure, design, and speakers list of the past two Summer Schools
Recruit and organize speakers, workshops, and museum tours for Summer School
Advertise and administer applications; select participants
Be present to facilitate practical aspects of Summer School, from catering to speaker/participant arrangements in July 2019
Collate feedback from participants and compile a report on the summer school; present this report to the AHRC DTP Steering Committee in Michaelmas 2018

3. The AHRC DTP Accelerator and DTP end-of-year celebration:
Organise and deliver these new initiatives for 2018-19
Devise the programme for the Accelerator; arrange speakers and workshop leads
Advertise the events and administer sign-ups
Manage the events on the day
Gather feedback and write a short report; present this report to the AHRC DTP Steering Committee

Other
Maintain online presence on the TORCH and Humanities Division websites
Maintain twitter account (@OxGradProjects)
Possible speaking engagements within the University to promote the projects/initiatives encompassed in the role
The ideal candidates will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. The position is ideal for DPhil students, especially those with an interest in student-led initiatives and university public engagement with research. Applicants are expected to have completed their transfer of status.

The positions will start in 0th week of Michaelmas 2018 and continue through Hilary and Trinity Terms 2019 in addition to a further two weeks in July (for the Summer School and writing the associated report). The rate of pay is £11.37 per hour.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 1st July. In order to apply, please email a cover letter and CV to training@humanities.ox.ac.uk. Interviews will take place on the afternoon of Friday 6th July.