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PhD & Departmental Research Administrator

Organisation
London School of Economics
Reference
VAC-13277
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education
Location
London
Salary
£28,721 - £33,244 pa inclusive
Expiry Date
25/07/2018
The Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science is a dynamic, innovative department located at the heart of the Schoo

Job Description

It is home to around 400 students and 30 faculty. It is the highest-ranked Social Policy Department in the UK for research and incorporates several internationally-renowned research units.

 

The Department requires an experienced professional administrator to work closely with faculty and professional services colleagues to ensure the effective delivery of our PhD degree programmes; and to provide lead administrative support for the Department’s research activities, particularly regarding the Research Excellence Framework (REF). The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the programmes and research activities, as well as for proactively contributing to strategic planning processes and participating in Department-wide activities.

 

Applicants must have substantial administrative experience in a similarly demanding and varied role, preferably in a student-facing academic environment.  A commitment to continuous review and improvement is essential, as is the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and have strong problem-solving skills. 

 

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 www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. 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 contact Craig Stewart, Teaching Operations Manager (Postgraduate), at c.j.stewart@lse.ac.k or on 020 7955 6650.

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 July 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

 

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 21 August 2018.