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Personal Assistant to the Institute Co-Directors - QMUL12185

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £26,717 - £32,956pa (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL12185
Date posted: 13-Sep-2017
Closing date: 20-Sep-2017

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William Harvey Research Institute

Personal Assistant to the Institute Co-Directors

Queen Mary University of London

The William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI) is a world leading Pharmacological Centre with a vibrant, multidisciplinary scientific environment devoted to therapeutic innovation in cardiovascular, inflammatory and endocrine diseases. There are over 530 scientists and clinicians from 45 nations worldwide with 90% of our research rated as world-leading or internationally leading in RAE 2014.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide administrative support to the Co-Directors of the WHRI, Professors Amrita Ahluwalia and Mark Caulfield. This will involve coordinating the administrative operations of the Co-Directors’ offices, together with the Institute Management to ensure appropriate preparation and delivery of the running of the Institute. The post-holder will be required to build and maintain relationships and interact with senior members of the College and external organizations.

Based on the Charterhouse Square campus, the post-holder will be required to carry out duties at other QMUL sites as necessary. The post holder is expected to maintain complete confidentiality at all times and to represent WHRI in a professional, efficient and courteous manner.

The post is full time and permanent with a starting salary in the range £26,270 - £32,405 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days' annual leave, defined benefit 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 Steven Coppen (, 020 7882 8234) or Amrita Ahluwalia (, 020 7882 8377)

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The closing date for the applications is 27 September 2017

Interviews are expected to be held shortly after.

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