Temporary Research Assistant

Job Ref: AR1604
Sector: Admin & Secretarial
Date Added: 16 April 2018
  • Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
  • £8 - £12 per Hour
  • Sharon Dodds
  • 0131 220 4121

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Blue Arrow is working with a client within the education sector based in Edinburgh, who is seeking a Research Assistant on an ongoing temporary basis.  

As the successful candidate, you will be part of a dynamic team providing comprehensive research support.  


  • Review and submit research grant proposals
  • Work with the Director of Research to develop and deliver a research communications strategy
  • To implement actions to deliver the schools strategic research objectives
  • To develop and maintain research web sites and develop new content
  • To facilitate publication of research news, activities and events by working closely with academic staff, external affairs colleagues and external public relations agencies
  • To support postgraduate research student activities and progression procedures
  • To work closely with and provide cover for the Research Officer


  • Strong administration skills
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience working within a Research Grants Office in a University (in an administrative / assistant capacity)
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are seeking and able to commit to this assignment and have the relevant experience, we would love to talk to you!

To find out more, please click on the 'Apply' button below.

Benefits of working with Blue Arrow:


  • Weekly pay
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Generous holidays with 28 days per year
  • Employee of the Month rewards
  • The Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to work for in 2018
  • The chance to develop your skills and experience and take your career in many different directions