Research Support Assistant
Administrative,PR, Marketing, Sales and Communication
Short info about job
Company: Imperial College London
Department: Faculty of Natural Sciences
Salary: £27,190 to £30,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Professional or Managerial
Phone: +44-1245 7202606
Fax: +44-1463 9892883
Detail information about job Research Support Assistant. Terms and conditions vacancy
Centre for Environmental Policy
The Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP) aims to have a global impact on energy and environmental security policy, management of environmental quality, and sustainable transitions in environmental governance, through collaborative research and engagement supporting efforts on environment, energy and health throughout the College.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Research Support Assistant to provide efficient and effective project and administrative support to Professor Nick Voulvoulis at the South Kensington Campus. The role is busy and varied, encompassing areas related to diary management and research administration, as well as project work associated with report writing, proof-reading and preparing presentations. You will provide administrative support to Professor Voulvoulis and researchers in his group to ensure that activities run smoothly and professionally.
You must have relevant academic/vocational qualifications(or equivalent) plus some work experience in a relevant role. A degree in an environmental related discipline is desirable. You will need to demonstrate excellent administrative skills, initiative and the ability to work under pressure. Accuracy, attention to detail and organisation skills are essential. You will be used to working with a high degree of autonomy, prioritising and managing your own workload. You must be IT literate and also have excellent communication skills.
This post requires experience of working to a routine but you will need to react to new circumstances and interact with staff and students with varying needs. Work would be specified by Dr Voulvoulis or an agreed delegate, and carried out on your own but with supervision available as required. You should have a willingness to learn tasks relevant to routine College administration.
This is a fixed-term, full-time position for up to 6 months. Normal working hours for tis role would be 10am to 6pm.
Our preferred method of application is online via our website www.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number NS 2017 152 LP into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form.
Should you have any queries about the application process please contact Karen Lyle at [email protected] to request an application form.
Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please email Karen Lyle at [email protected] to request an application form.
The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level.
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