Project Manager and Scientific Administrator

University College London - UCL - Chemistry

Applications are invited for a Project Manager and Scientific Administrator to work with Professor Peter Coveney in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. The successful candidate will join a very active inter-disciplinary group in the Centre for Computational Science (CCS), and will be responsible for management and administration activity in the CompBioMed project and in the CCS generally.

This post is funded by the European Commission as part of the CompBioMed project, which is a user-driven Centre of Excellence in Computational Biomedicine, to nurture and promote the uptake and exploitation of high performance computing within the biomedical modelling community.

The post is available for a period of 2 years initially, and the appointment will start as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree (either completed or very close to completion) — involving substantial bioinformatics/biomedical and/or computational biology/biomedicine components — in chemistry, physics, computational biology, computer science or applied mathematics is a requirement although an MSc in a relevant discipline may suffice if the applicant can demonstrate appropriate skills and experience.

Please note, appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Grade 6 (salary £29,809 - £31,432 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.

UCL vacancy reference: 1587865.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Peter Coveney ( Any queries on the application process can be directed to Judith James –

Latest time for the submission of applications: 5pm.

Interview Date: TBC.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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