Operations Officer

University of Bath


The Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI) is a dynamic research and innovation institute providing mathematical expertise to large, high impact and high value academic and industrial research activities.

Key to the IMI is the Operations Officer who is responsible for institute-wide administrative activities. 

We are seeking a highly competent individual with excellent problem-solving skills to join our team.

As part of this busy and varied role:

  • You will engage with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • You should be confident working independently and enjoy being part of a high-functioning team.
  • You will be empowered to advise and make administrative decisions, ensuring the smooth and successful running of the IMI.

Excellent communication skills are essential and the ability to manage relationships and anticipate staff and stakeholder needs is crucial. 

If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for delivering outstanding service, then we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

About us:

We live in the “era of mathematics”, where data, modelling, algorithms and artificial intelligence have become deeply rooted in all aspects of modern society. The IMI is leading the delivery of multi-disciplinary and mathematically grounded research informed by real-world, societal and industrial challenges. IMI partners with research centres of excellence, EPSRC centres for doctoral training and beyond, collaborating to add value to grant capture, delivery of research activities, driving innovation and impact. 

There are close links between IMI and the Department of Mathematical Sciences which has over 70 academic staff from all areas of Mathematics. The department has a strong culture of collaboration across research areas, reinforced by our EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistical Applied Mathematics at Bath (SAMBa).

Further information:

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Caroline Ang, Institute Manager ([email protected] ), however, please submit your application via the University website.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award . We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff .

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.

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