Human Resources

Research Degrees Officer - QMUL17247

Department: Academic Registry & Council Secretariat
Salary: £37,411 - £44,015 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL17247
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 19-Dec-2018
Closing date: 13-Jan-2019

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The Research Degrees Office (RDO) is part of the Academic Registry and Council Secretariat (ARCS) within Queen Mary Professional Services. RDO provides research degree programme administration and student services from enrolment through to examination and award of degree.

The RDO seeks to appoint a Research Degrees Officer. This post provides a professional, specialised service to research degree students and relevant staff, including: advising on regulations and policies; managing student records, examinations and studentships; and contributing to the development and improvement of RDO policies, procedures and projects. 

Skills and experience:

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in higher education administration, including a detailed knowledge and understanding of the structure of research degree programmes, experience in interpreting complex academic regulations and providing advice to students and staff on these, and experience of student records management.

The post is full-time and permanent. Starting salary will be in the range £37,411 - £44,015 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Mary Childs at

Details about the department can be found at

The closing date for applications is Sunday 13 January 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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