Research Administrator, Blizard Institute

London, United Kingdom
£27,742 to £28,498 pro rata (Grade 3)
05 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
09 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department: Blizard Institute
Salary: £27,742 to £28,498 pro rata (Grade 3)
Location: Whitechapel
Closing date: 09-Oct-2019


Blizard Institute
Centre for Primary Care and Public Health
IMP2ART London Research Administrator
 £27,742 to £28,498 per annum, pro rata

Applications are invited for a Research Administrator based in the Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London. The Blizard is the largest institute of Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service. 

This post will be located within the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, which was ranked fifth in the UK (out of 32 submissions) for the quality of its research outputs (REF 2014). The post holder will undertake a key role as the London site administrator for a prestigious NIHR-funded Programme Grant, IMP2ART (IMPlementing IMProved Asthma self-management as Routine).  IMP2ART is 6-year programme that will develop and evaluate a whole systems strategy to implementing supported asthma self-management in routine primary care practice.  This major implementation study aims to transform the way asthma is managed across the UK and to reduce asthma related morbidity.   

The successful candidate will work with researchers and administrators from centres in Edinburgh and Sheffield to provide administrative and research support for the IMP2ART Programme Grant.

The Research Administrator will have responsibility for supporting the Chief Investigators, Programme Manager and researchers, undertaking a wide range of administrative duties to facilitate the efficient operation of the project.  

We are looking for applicants with an office administration qualification (N/SVQ 3, ONC or equivalent) with relevant experience OR good all round office skills and significant experience. Experience in a research or administrative role, preferably within a university environment, is essential. 

The post is a part time (0.5 FTE) fixed term appointment for 18 months in the first instance (possible extension up to 51 months in total subject to funders approving the checkpoint report). Starting salary will be in the range £27,742 to £28,498 per annum pro rata, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.  Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Steph Taylor at s.j.c.taylor@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 2495.

Details about the Institute can be found at https://www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/

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The closing date for applications is 09 October 2019.  Interviews will be held on 29 October 2019.

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The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.