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Research Temp 




Qualifications

N/A



Skills

Research Experience 

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King’s Business School is seeking a highly organised 0.5 FTE administrator to support the KBS Research Team with research outputs and publications, Research Excellence Framework (REF) preparations and shared team email inboxes.



The role holder may also be required to work with the Dickson Poon School of Law (DPSoL) Research Team with similar tasks where needed. KBS & DPSoL have a joint Research Team and some colleagues work across both Faculties.



Role holder responsibilities:




  • Checking research output metadata and open access compliance for REF 2029 using Pure, King’s institutional output repository. Updating output records and liaising with academic staff and central teams where needed. Analyse data and provide overviews about outputs to the KBS Research Team.

  • Supporting the team’s preparations for REF where needed, such as supporting internal output assessment processes.

  • Supporting internal requests for data, statistics and summaries (e.g. data around outputs, research grants, etc).

  • Helping the team to monitor the KBS Research and Postgraduate Research shared team email inboxes and prioritising and responding to a range of queries.

  • Other administrative tasks to support the team where needed.



Full training will be provided.



The role would be well suited to a PhD, Masters or Undergraduate level student with the required skills and experience. At a minimum, the candidate will need to be able to commit until the end of September 2024 but preferably will be able to continue into the academic year. The possibility of extension is subject to strong performance in the role. 



Availability to work some hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays is crucial. The average 17.5 hours a week the role holder would work are somewhat flexible and there will be the possibility for hybrid/at-home working. However, it will be essential that the successful candidate is available to work in the office for at least a half day a week (in Bush House, KCL) to facilitate their learning of the role duties and to become acquainted with other members of the KBS Research Team.



How to apply: Please send a one page cover letter and your CV to kbsresearch@kcl.ac.uk. 



Contact: If you have any enquiries about the role, please contact kbsresearch@kcl.ac.uk.




Qualifications

Please see experience/ skills required.



Skills

  • Good numeracy and MS Excel skills. 

  • Experience of and the ability to check, analyse and summarise a large volume of data.

  • Good understanding of research in the context of the higher education sector. Desirable to have previous experience of conducting or supporting research (e.g. in an administrative or research assistant role).

  • Confidence, experience, and skills at managing busy inboxes using MS Outlook and being able to independently prioritise and respond to a range of queries.

  • Strong written communication skills.

  • Be discrete in the handling of confidential information and material.

  • Existing experience working in universities/the higher education sector, or an interest in developing knowledge of this sector.

  • Skills and experience of learning and using online systems (ideally including some higher education systems).

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Formatting a PhD thesis, including table of contents and subheadings.




Qualifications

Experience as above



Skills

Experience in workign with large documents, Access to KCL computers

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The Global Mobility Office (also known as GloMo) is seeking four current King’s students to join us as Peer Advisors for the 2024/25 academic year.  We encourage applications from students from underrepresented and widening participation backgrounds



We are looking for someone friendly, enthusiastic and reliable who has previously studied or worked abroad on a placement facilitated through GloMo (i.e. Summer exchange or a semester/year abroad as part of your degree).  You should have an interest in international education and an awareness of the value of experiencing different cultures.   



This role will involve assisting with the incoming Study Abroad Orientation week in both September and January (welcoming approximately 1000 students across the academic year), as well as other events during the year for both incoming and outgoing students.  You’ll spend two hours per week in the GloMo office working on other administrative tasks and projects, which will vary depending on the office’s needs and your particular skills.  You will also act as an advisor to outgoing students, by talking about your own experiences and challenges whilst studying abroad, and assisting with events such as pre-departure meetings. 



You must be available for the September 2024 (16th – 20th) and January 2025 (8th – 11th) orientation periods to be eligible for this position.  The role will begin from early September 2024 (exact start date can be negotiated, but ideally week commencing 2nd September) and will finish at the end of April 2025. 



Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August via Teams. 



To apply for the position, please apply via this advert and complete our application form online.   If you have any questions about your eligiblity for this role, please contact Sarah Goodyear, Global Mobility Senior Officer (Incoming Students Coordinator) at sarah.goodyear@kcl.ac.uk




Qualifications

N/A



Skills

You must have studied or worked abroad as part of your degree or facilitated by Global Mobility.



Not essential but beneficial:



Administrative experience



Ambassador experience



Customer service experience

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The Global Mobility Office (also known as GloMo) is seeking four current King’s students to join us as Peer Advisors for the 2024/25 academic year.  We encourage applications from students from underrepresented and widening participation backgrounds



We are looking for someone friendly, enthusiastic and reliable who has previously studied or worked abroad on a placement facilitated through GloMo (i.e. Summer exchange or a semester/year abroad as part of your degree).  You should have an interest in international education and an awareness of the value of experiencing different cultures.   



This role will involve assisting with the incoming Study Abroad Orientation week in both September and January (welcoming approximately 1000 students across the academic year), as well as other events during the year for both incoming and outgoing students.  You’ll spend two hours per week in the GloMo office working on other administrative tasks and projects, which will vary depending on the office’s needs and your particular skills.  You will also act as an advisor to outgoing students, by talking about your own experiences and challenges whilst studying abroad, and assisting with events such as pre-departure meetings. 



You must be available for the September 2024 (16th – 20th) and January 2025 (8th – 11th) orientation periods to be eligible for this position.  The role will begin from early September 2024 (exact start date can be negotiated, but ideally week commencing 2nd September) and will finish at the end of April 2025. 



Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August via Teams. 



To apply for the position, please apply via this advert and complete our application form online.   If you have any questions about your eligiblity for this role, please contact Sarah Goodyear, Global Mobility Senior Officer (Incoming Students Coordinator) at sarah.goodyear@kcl.ac.uk




Qualifications

N/A



Skills

You must have studied or worked abroad as part of your degree or facilitated by Global Mobility.



Not essential but beneficial:



Administrative experience



Ambassador experience



Customer service experience

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This is a 2.5-week role leading online HIIT exercises classes to participants of an ongoing clinical study. You will be provided with the exact program that will be delivered. The classes are every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from (flexible start date for training) Wednesday 22nd March to Monday 10th April on the following schedule:




  • Wednesday 29th March & 5th April: 6:30am, 2pm, 5pm

  • Friday 31st March: 7am, 5pm

  • Monday 3rd April: 7am, 2pm

  • Good Friday 7th April: 1 session time TBC (whatever suits you)

  • Easter Monday 10th April: 1 session TBC (whatever suits you)



+ shadowing classes/training for each session prior to starting independently on Wednesday 29th.



The sessions are delivered online through Microsoft Teams and consist of 1-3 people per session. You are there to demonstrate the movements, ensure everyone’s form is good, and time the intervals for the participants. Also heart rates are collected from each participants before, during and after the sessions.



Each session takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.



The time requirement for this role is 15 hours total (12 hours of classes + 3 hours of training).



Qualifications

Qualification in a related field (e.g., physiotherapy).



Skills

Prior knowledge of exercise/fitness and proper form preferred (e.g., physiotherapy, PT qualification).

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