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Research Manager - QMUL25410

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £38,084 - £44,807 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL25410
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 18-Jun-2021
Closing date: 09-Jul-2021

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Applications are invited for the post of Research Manager within the William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI). This is a new post to support and develop the research strategy of the Institute.

Candidates must have considerable experience in supporting research in a higher education institution, NHS or research body.   Working with Institute leaders, the post holder will provide support for research activities across the Institute.  

Candidates will have significant experience of working within an academic research environment and will have excellent analytical, financial management, communication and interpersonal skills. A proven ability to prioritise your workload and to work independently is essential. To apply for this post, candidates should be educated to degree level or have equivalent professional experience with substantial experience in a similar or related role. Please refer to the job profile for further information.

The WHRI consists of eight Institutes. It comprises over 500 staff based in eight academic Centres, and around 300 postgraduate research and taught students. The Institute aims to deliver research and teaching excellence across three general themes: cardiovascular, inflammation and endocrinology within which are also embedded groups of excellence in intensive care and renal disease.

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 range of personal and professional development opportunities. 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 Charterhouse Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of 1 August 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,084 - £44,807 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 Gerald McLaren at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 6090.

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

The closing date for applications is 09 July 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly after the application deadline


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