Research Administrator

Research Department of Epidemiology & Public Health

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 11th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £29,802 per annum
  • REF: 1880231
  • Closes: 28th November 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The post will be based within the Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, supporting the UKRI funded Rigorous Training in Longitudinal Data Science (RADIANCE) project.

The post holder will work closely with Professor Bianca De Stavola and Dr Paola Zaninotto and the RADIANCE team to providing administrative support for the following activities: events, meetings, social media, website, office administration, and finance.

The preferred candidate would have previous administrative experience in a higher education, or similar, environment and will be able to demonstrate excellent communication, organisational and time-management skills, and must be able to work flexibly and on their own initiative.

The project is available until 31 August 2023 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

Educated to A level standard or equivalent or having acquired relevant skills and experience

Essential skills: Previous administrative experience, ideally within a similar environment. Experience of administering research grants and using finance systems.

Desirable skills: A competent understanding of scientific terminology and social, political and public health agendas.

Further Details

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

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

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Floriana Bortolotti (

Informal enquiries can be made to: Dr Paola Zaninotto (

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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

28 Nov 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date

03 Dec 2021

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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