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Administrative Assistant **Internal Only** - QMUL24903

Department: Institute of Population Health Sciences
Salary: £22,212 per annum (pro rata) (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL24903
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 27-Jul-2021
Closing date: 10-Aug-2021

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About the Role

To provide administrative support in the day-to-day conduct of COVIDENCE UK study – a national longitudinal cohort study to investigate risk factors for COVID-19.

About You

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team and provide research support to the study investigators. The appointee will be a well-rounded team player, capable of working independently where need.

About the Project

COVIDENCE UK is national longitudinal cohort study launched in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to investigate factors that affect individuals’ risk and severity of infection, and to develop strategies to combat the disease. To-date, over 20,000 participants have enrolled in the study and are being followed-up on a monthly basis by online questionnaire.

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 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.


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 and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is part time (21 hours per week; 0.6 FTE), fixed term appointment for 6 months, with an expected start date of 2nd Aug 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 2, £22,212 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

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. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to (Dr David Jolliffe) at

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

The closing date for applications is 10 August 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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