Research Administrator

Department of Chemistry

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 09th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £29,152 - £34,153 per annum
  • REF: 1874451
  • Closes: 03rd March 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for a Research Administrator in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. This post holder will play a key role in providing support for the departments externally and internally funded research projects. The role will involve being supportive in managing the research proposal process, contracts, financial monitoring procedures, reporting and other grant project related tasks alongside Senior Research Administrator and, where relevant, the Principal Investigator.

The postholder must be efficient, organised and take great care in attention to detail. In addition, the role requires interaction with many people within and external to UCL, thus a professional attitude, willingness to help and a positive outlook are required in order to adequately execute the duties outlined.

Duration of the appointment is funded by the department and is an open-ended role.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a busy office environment requiring managing competing priorities. They will be computer literate, have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and good numeracy and data analysis skills with the ability to deal with high volumes of processing while maintaining accuracy.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Yael Moscou

Any queries on the application process can be directed to Ruth , as we wish to encourage online applications.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

3 Mar 2021

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Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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