Project Administrator (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Department of Clinical Biochemistry

Applications are invited for a full-time Project Administrator to join a team, led by Dr Roman Hovorka, which is working on research studies evaluating the artificial pancreas and other therapeutic interventions in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

The Artificial Pancreas Group is based at the Institute of Metabolic Science located at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.  The role holder will work as part of a small team composed of clinical staff, scientists and administrators, and will provide administrative support to the project team, in particular to the Study Coordinators.  The Project Administrator will be the first point of contact for participating clinical sites and collaborative partners and will ensure that comprehensive records are kept of transactions and communications.

The successful candidate will be proficient in using the MS Office suite, will have a good standard of spoken and written English and have good interpersonal and communication skills.  Good organisation, accuracy and attention to detail are essential attributes.

An important part of the job will be the administration of a system of stock control for the equipment which is used in our research and an aptitude and interest in the use of technology in medicine will be an advantage, although no technical expertise is required.

Further particulars are attached and informal enquiries may be addressed to Josephine Hayes, Research Study Coordinator, on 01223 769084 or by email to

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 24 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be require a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date is 29th April 2018, with the interview date to be confirmed.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RG15224 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. 

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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