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PhD and Research Co-ordinator

London School of Economics
Contract Type
£28,721 to £33,244 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £35,768 pa
Expiry Date
International Relations has been taught at LSE since 1924. The Department, was set up three years later, and was not only the first of its kind, but has remained a leading world centre for the development of the subject ever since

Job Description

The post holder will join a team of administrators who are responsible for delivering the taught programmes within the Department.

The post holder has administrative responsibility for day-to-day matters relating to students on the International Relations Department’s MPhil/PhD Programme and acts as the primary point of contact for the programme for students and academic staff. The postholder will also provide support for Departmental research which will include working on the REF process, minuting Research Sub-Committees.

Key tasks include:


Undertake all aspects of programmes administration for the Department’s MPhil/PhD programmes


Work closely with the Programmes Manager (PM) to ensure the effective, consistent and efficient service delivery of research programmes to students and academic staff, ensuring they comply with School policy and practice guidelines


Act as the first point of contact for the research programmes and Providing accurate and timely information and advice to staff and students with reference to the Programme Regulations, updating information annually and supporting the development of PhD programme documentation.


Coordinate activity for department Research to ensure streamlined administrative processes and improved quality of service for faculty;


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Romy Mokogwu –

The closing date for receipt of applications is 27 May 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.