Human Resources

Community Based Medical Education (CBME) Unit Administrator - QMUL25209

Department: Institute of Health Science Education
Salary: £27,742 - £34,220 pro rata (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL25209
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 18-Jun-2021
Closing date: 02-Jul-2021

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About the Role

The Community Based Medical Education (CBME) Administrator is a member of the Curriculum Operations Team, within the Institute of Health Sciences Education (IHSE). This is a key role, the main purpose of which is to work alongside the wider Curriculum Operations Team, ensuring provision of administrative support for the programmes managed by CBME.

This role will provide high quality administrative support for delivering the CBME teaching elements of the Year 3 Undergraduate medical programmes (MBBS). The purpose of this role is to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of all aspects of the Year 3 GP placements and central teaching, and the post holder will be expected to support the broader work of the CBME team.

About You

We are looking for an administrator with experience of working in a Higher Education Office environment (preferably health care related) and a good understanding of the HE administrative cycle and related issues. Attention to detail and a high level of organisational, communication, analytical, numerical and IT skills, are essential.  The CBME Unit is a fast paced and busy team that works closely together. The ability to work independently, problem solve and prioritise, as well as being able to work effectively as part of a team is required.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, is a leading School that offers international excellence in research and teaching, and supports clinical service for a population of unrivalled ethnic diversity in East London and the wider Thames Gateway. 

One of seven Institutes forming Barts and The London, the Institute for Health Sciences Education (IHSE) is responsible for the delivery of the School’s medical degree programmes. Together with partner hospitals and primary care practices, we provide an innovative, forward-thinking and responsive curriculum to our passionate, diverse student body.  


The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is a part time (21 hours per week) indefinite appointment, with an expected start date of the beginning of September 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £27,742 - £34,220 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 Steve Duggan at


The closing date for applications is 2nd July 2021


Interviews are expected to be held shortly after the closing date


The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


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