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Project Manager NANOSTEM - QMUL21285

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £38,084 per annum pro rata, inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL21285
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 24-Jan-2020
Closing date: 23-Feb-2020

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Applications are invited for the post of Project Manager, working with Prof Marina Resmini in the Department of Chemistry within the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at Queen Mary University of London, as part of the NANOSTEM Innovative Training Network (Marie Sk?odowska-Curie Actions,


You will provide executive administrative support for this high profile scientific research project, which is funded by the European Commission and comprised of nine teams from five European countries. You will be required to manage a range of key activities, including finance management, organisation of international training schools and meetings, developing and updating the network website, editing the newsletter, coordinating outreach activities, supporting the preparation and writing of the periodic reports for the EC and managing communication amongst the teams. You will also be expected to contribute to the implementation of the project objectives and deliverables, as required by the Network Coordinator, Prof Marina Resmini.


You will have a postgraduate management qualification or equivalent professional experience as well as being educated to PhD Level or equivalent. Previous experience working in a research support role in UK Higher Education, and experience as an administrator on EC funded projects in multidisciplinary working environments is essential. You will be expected to exercise substantial judgement in assuring effective strategic and operational management of a range of functions, services and activities. Highly developed organisation skills and initiative will be required, together with strong communication skills. 


This is a fixed term post for 26 months starting on 1 April 2020 and is part-time four days a week (0.8FTE). The salary is £38,084 per annum pro rata, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, occupational pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

For further information on the role, please email Professor M. Resmini (

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

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The closing date for applications is 23 February 2020. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


Unfortunately, we are unable to reply to those applicants who have not been short listed and invited for interview.  However, we would like to thank all candidates for their applications and interest.


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