The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 12 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Graduate School Programme Officer (Training) 0.8 FTE

Salary range £24,943 - £25,694- pa pro rata
Working hours26 hrs per week
Closing DateThursday 17 February 2022

Graduate School Office

The Graduate School Office provides the main professional services and academic support for the university’s growing postgraduate research (PGR) student population, and everyone involved in the research journey, including academic supervisors, examiners, and colleagues across the UHI network.

The team provides an integrated service, representing the interests and supporting the university’s PGR community by ensuring governance and procedures are relevant, compliant and in line with good practice across the UK sector.

The team also hold responsibility for the management of committees that support the PGR administrative functions. These are the Research Degree committee, which oversees the registration, support, progression and examination of research students and recommends the final degree award to Academic Council; and the Graduate School committee, which ensures the satisfactory progression of PGRs through the review of the student’s progress reports, identifies trends, general needs and training requirements and reports these to Research Degree committee.

Interviews will be held via video-conferencing Monday 7 March 2022.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Personnel Office at or on 01463 279239.