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Research Facilities Co-ordinator

UCL - Office for the Vice-Provost Health

Location: London
Salary: £45,610 to £53,757 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th September 2021
Closes: 30th September 2021
Job Ref: 1878569

In January 2019, UCL launched the Science Technology Platform initiative with the mission to establish shared research platforms that are internationally leading and, through a programme of sustained investment, contain state-of-the-art equipment and instruments.  We are now recruiting a highly ambitious and passionate Research Facilities Co-ordinator to join the project team in UCL Life and Medical Sciences, to support the development of the Science Technology Platforms and other shared research facilities, including sound business management plans, and cost recovery. The post holder will also support major research capital equipment grant applications from within UCL Life and Medical Sciences and will be managing the internal processes for the allocation of strategic capital funds. 

The post holder will be based in the LMS Research Co-ordination office, and will work closely with LMS Finance team, UCL Research Services, ISD and Faculty Leadership teams and others as required, to support the review of current operation models and development of new models where required. This is an exciting opportunity to work with UCL Life and Medical Sciences, one of largest and most prestigious groupings of academics in biomedical, life and population health sciences, and play a leading role in shaping the delivery of our research platforms. 

The successful candidate will be scientifically literate ideally with demonstrable experience of working in a research laboratory environment. You must have excellent interpersonal skills including diplomacy, influencing and relationship building. Knowledge of resource management and operational and strategic planning ability would also be advantageous.  Experience and knowledge of the major national and international funding agencies, their policies and processes, in areas relevant to biomedical research is desirable.

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

If you have a query regarding the application process, please contact Amanda Felstone (

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Interview Date: w/c 18th October

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


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