Research Programme Assistant

London (GB)
£24,761 to £28,053 per annum
04 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Programme Assistant

Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health

Salary:   £24,761 to £28,053 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:   Sunday 15 October 2017
Interview Date:   To be confirmed 
Reference:  EPH-IDE-68

The Tropical Epidemiology Group at LSHTM is seeking an enthusiastic Research Programme Assistant with knowledge and experience of project administration, to support TEG’s research team.  The post holder will take responsibility for organising meetings and events, and manage travel arrangements for the research team, including booking flights and accommodation, and arranging visas.  They will also support administrative processes, such as invoicing and expense claims and assist with communication activities, including maintaining the Group’s website. The post holder will work closely with the Research Programme Manager and the Research Programme Coordinator, as well as with individual Group members (currently 35) based in London and overseas.

We are looking for candidates with proven experience of project administration in an international organisation, including arranging international travel.  Excellent written and oral skills and the ability to present information in a clear and logical format are essential, as is some experience of communications, including website maintenance. An interest in international health and developing countries is highly desirable.

The post is available full-time commencing as soon as possible. The post will be available as a fixed-term contract and is funded until 31 October 2018 in the first instance. The salary will be on the LSHTM Professional Support Pathway Grade 3 scale, in the range £24,761 to £28,053 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. 

Applications should be made on-line via our website The reference for this post is EPH-IDE-68. Applications should include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to, and any queries regarding the role can be made to the Research Programme Manager, Sarah Harman

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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