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Research Administrator (ID242)

The Institute of Cancer Research - Genetics and Epidemiology

Location: Greater London, Sutton
Salary: £23,000 to £27,600 per annum (pro-rata if part-time)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th May 2022
Closes: 26th May 2022
Job Ref: ID242

Key Information

Salary: Appointments are normally made at the starting salary, however comparable skills and experience will be considered. Future progression is based on annual performance review.

Duration of Contract: Fixed Term for 1 year

Hours per week: 35 hours per week (Full Time) Monday to Friday 9am-5pm or Part-Time (minimum 0.8 FTE) with willingness to cover within the hours 9am-5pm Monday to Friday by arrangement as required.

Job Details

Summary of Role

As Research Administrator you will primarily work on the Generations Study, a cohort study set up specifically to investigate the causes of breast cancer in women in the UK. The post will involve a range of varied duties that are required for the day-to-day running of the Study. It is also possible that the post holder will be involved in administrative work on other epidemiological projects on the causes of cancer. 

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must have previous office administrative experience including maintaining efficient filing systems, and experience of working in a health-related area.  

Department/Directorate Information

The Aetiological Epidemiology Team at The ICR works on studies of the causes of cancer in human populations. This post is focussed primarily on the Generations Study, a national study of over 100,000 women from the UK established in 2003 to investigate the causes of breast cancer. Women in the study have provided blood samples and detailed questionnaire information at recruitment, and in repeat follow-up questionnaires.

Scientists at The ICR working on the Generations Study comprise a multidisciplinary team that includes geneticists, epidemiologists and statisticians. The Team are based at the Institute’s Sutton site, which offers a friendly and enthusiastic working environment with good computer facilities.

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Dr Michael Jones via email: Michael.Jones@icr.ac.uk

About The Institute of Cancer Research

Why work for us?

As a member of staff, you'll have exclusive access to a range of staff benefits.

The ICR is committed to supporting overseas applicants applying for roles, please click here to find out further information.

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world's most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. Further information about working at the ICR can be found here. 

We look forward to receiving applications from all candidates, wherever in the world they are currently based. We will select those who display the potential to become, or to support, the world leading cancer researchers of the future based on their application and performance at interview. However, we particularly welcome British applicants from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, as they are under-represented within the ICR and nationwide in STEM roles.

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