Research Project Administrator

University College London - Department of Learning and Leadership

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £28,014 - £32,830 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Department of Learning and Leadership (DLL) is a large specialist research and teaching department. The breadth of our work includes internationally renowned research, outstanding teaching and teacher training, and cutting edge consultancy and knowledge mobilisation. The department has an international reputation for its work on learning, teaching and leadership, including in Early Years, Early Childhood and Primary/Elementary Education. The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Primary and Early Years Pedagogy is a new research centre in DLL that has received funding from the Helen Hamlyn Trust (for two years in the first instance). During the first two years the aim is to build on and enhance research, practice and policy in primary and early years pedagogy. The role is responsible for providing administrative support for the centre’s activities. This includes  preparation for events and meetings; supporting grant applications; supporting funded research and other projects; monitoring centre finances; working with marketing and communications staff in the centre and in the wider UCL; liaising with principle investigators and other staff involved in centre-related projects; and other work as required.

Educated to A level or equivalent, the successful candidate will be experienced in research administration in higher education. With a highly organised and flexible approach to work, the candidate will have the ability to work independently, exercise initiative, meet deadlines, and communicate with a range of people. Candidates should have experience of financial administration and of reporting information in a meaningful way with a high standard of presentation and accuracy. Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills, IT proficiency and experience of project planning is essential.

UCL vacancy reference: 1698467 

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

For further details about this post please email Tricia Combs (

Interview Date: TBC

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

This position does not meet the resident labour market test under UK Visas and Immigration rules and therefore UCL would be unable to obtain the right to work for non-EEA nationals whose employment would require a Tier 2 visa.

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