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GP2 Administrator - QMUL25784

Department: Wolfson Institute for Population Health
Salary: £28,208 - £34,733 per annum (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL25784
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 20-Sep-2021
Closing date: 18-Oct-2021

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About the Role

We are seeking an experienced administrator to support the establishment of a virtual centre-of-excellence to promote training, networking and communication within a large-scale international Global Parkinson’s Genetics Program (GP2). The post-holder will be responsible for maintaining a up-to-date list of GP2 members, providing regular email communications, arranging meetings and supporting web and social media content.

About You

Applicants must have excellent communication skills, and experience of providing administrative support to a wide range of international stakeholders within a multi-disciplinary team.  You will be a graduate, or have a comparable skillset, with outstanding organizational skills and demonstrable IT skills. You will need to be proactive, and able to find innovative solutions to problems as they arrive. You will be working closely with a wide variety of internal staff and external stakeholders, so good team-working skills are essential. Experience of working with web and digital agencies would be an advantage.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The post holder will be joining the Preventive Neurology Unit (PNU), at the Wolfson Institute of Population Health, Queen Mary University of London to work on the large-scale international Global Parkinson’s Genetics Program (GP2), a 36 million dollar project funded by the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) initiative ( The aims of the GP2 project are to:

  • Expand current understanding of the genetic architecture of PD;
  • Accelerate discovery and validation of novel disease-causing genetic mutations;
  • Provide training and resources to a broad, diverse base of scientists and clinicians.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not simply because it’s ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


The post is based at the Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 12months, with an immediate start. Starting salary will be in the range of Grade 3 - £28,208 – £34,733 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave and staff pension scheme.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Applications are particularly welcomed and encouraged from the BAME community. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Alastair Noyce at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 18 October 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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