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Research Services Assistant

Faculty of Engineering

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK


  • Posted on: 15th Sep 2021
  • Salary: £30,273 - £33,180
  • REF: ENG01864
  • Closes: 04th October 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

Job summary

Imperial’s Faculty of Engineering ( www.imperial.ac.uk/engineering ) carries out world-leading research in Aeronautics, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computing, Design Engineering, Earth Science, Electrical Engineering, Materials, Mechanical Engineering.

Duties and responsibilities

The College wishes to recruit a Research Services Administrator to work within the Faculty of Engineering. This position will provide post-award support in the administering of the Faculty’s Research Funding. This will include setting up budgets on the internal finance system, the monitoring and reconciliation of financial accounts, invoicing and the resolving of queries. Previous knowledge and experience of research grants and contracts in Higher Education would be desirable, but not essential.

Essential requirements

You will have proficient computer skills (excel, word, email), an eye for figures and be able to work to deadlines both independently and as part of a team. You will be committed to the delivery of customer services and have a “can do” approach.

Further information

The post is full time and up to two years based at the South Kensington Campus. The post offers an excellent training opportunity.

Further information is available from Shaun Power, Research Services Manager on 020 7594 8773, or email: s.p.power@imperial.ac.uk .

Interviews are likely to take place the week commencing 27 th September 2021

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

For technical issues when applying online please email support.jobs@imperial.ac.uk .

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