Research Project Officer

Queen Mary University of London - Physics & Astronomy

The Particle Physics Research Centre (PPRC) in the School of Physics and Astronomy at Queen Mary, University of London has a vacancy for a Research Project officer for the Hyper-Kamiokande experiment.

The group plays a leading role in Hyper-Kamiokande and is involved in many aspects of the experiment from Research and Development to software/computing and physics. Further details of the group’s activities can be found at

Applications are invited for a Research Project Officer (part-time) to support Prof. Di Lodovico in her role as Principal Investigator for the Hyper-Kamiokande project. This project is financed by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).

The post-holder will be required to provide administrative services, managing a range of key activities including finance management, project management, organization of project meetings, updating of project website, supporting preparation and writing of the periodic reports for STFC and managing communication among the project partners. The post-holder will be expected to exercise judgement in assuring strategic and operational management of a range of functions and activities. Highly developed innovation skills and initiative will be required, together with strong communication skills.

This post is a part-time appointment 0.5 fte based on average week of 35 hours, until 30 September 2019. Although the appointment is part-time some flexibility in the time allocation is desired as the actual hours spent may vary depending on the period with project reporting periods being more intense than other periods.

Starting salary will be in the range £18,338 – £21,576 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (full time equivalent £36,677 - £43,152. Benefits include 30 days annual leave pro rata, defined benefit 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 Prof. Di Lodovico by email to or on +44 (0)20 7882 6061.

To apply for this role, please visit the QMUL jobs website and search for reference QMUL13221.

The closing date for applications is 21 December 2017.

The School of Physics and Astronomy are proud to hold IoP JUNO Champion status and Athena SWAN silver status and have a number of supportive policies in place to facilitate a diverse and inclusive working environment. We strongly encourage applications from and all under-represented groups - see for details.

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