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Research Project Manager - Centre for the History of the Emotions - QMUL6995

Department: School of History
Salary: £31,735 - £35,319 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL6995
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 24-Sep-2015
Closing date: 15-Oct-2015

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The Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University of London seeks to appoint a Project Manager to co-ordinate the activities of a new Wellcome Trust Humanities and Social Science five-year Collaborative Award: ‘Living With Feeling: Emotional Health in History, Philosophy, and Experience’. The award will support an ambitious programme of inter-disciplinary research and public engagement into the history and meanings of ‘emotional health’. An announcement of the new award was made recently on the QMUL website: 

The successful applicant will hold an undergraduate degree and will have experience of organizing large events, managing complex projects, and supporting public engagement activities in the arts, sciences, or both. The post might suit an early career academic with an interest in public engagement, or alternatively a candidate with significant experience in administration, media, or arts management.

The post will start on 2 November 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be in the range of £31,735 – £35,319 per annum inclusive of London Allowance subject to experience. The post is full time (1.0 fte or 5 days a week), however, flexible working and part time candidates will be considered (please state preference in application).

Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a defined benefits pension scheme and an 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 Thomas Dixon at   

To apply, please click on the "Apply Online" link.

The closing date for applications is:  15 October 2015    

Interviews are expected to be held during w/c 19 October 2015


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