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Research Project Manager (Lifelong Health) - QMUL26044

Department: VP Health's Office
Salary: £38,655- £45,479 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL26044
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 20-Sep-2021
Closing date: 31-Oct-2021

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About the Role

This professional services role provides project management support to the Academic Leads in managing and developing the Lifelong Health multi-disciplinary theme workstream. The role will involve engaging with academics across the institution and externally to develop research and training projects, identify funding opportunities, and to assist with the bid development and submission process of high-quality applications.

About You

Applicants must have demonstrable project management experience and a high level of understanding of research funding and Knowledge Exchange. A degree or professional experience in the broad field of health is essential, with knowledge of Lifelong Health being an advantage.  A proactive, initiative-driven approach and excellent team-working skills are essential.

About the School

Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD) is a highly successful faculty at Queen Mary comprising six institutes. It has a research spend of circa £100m and a research portfolio that spans from discovery and applied science, through translational research and applied health research. Our research is embedded within the local community of East London and supports SMD’s objective to produce innovative therapies and advance patient management nationally and internationally.   SMD holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award and is committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or Other ethnicity categories, those who identify as male, those who identify as disabled, and those with other protected characteristics, as these groups are under-represented at this level within the Faculty.

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. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance flexible working arrangements and inclusive employment policies.

The post is based at the Charterhouse Square Campuses in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 36 months, with an expected start date of December 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 5 in the range £38,655- £45,479 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. We would ideally like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible in this role.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes.

Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Rachel Day at or 07342078337

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

The closing date for applications is 31st October 2021

Interviews expected w/c 8th November or shortly thereafter.

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