UCL Energy Institute


We're hiring: Research Administrator

27 February 2020

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources has an exciting opportunity for a Research Administrator to join the administrative team to support the activities of over 70 academic and 75 research-funded staff.

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Please note that this opportunity is no longer live.

The post holder will support the pre-and-post award delivery of grants currently valued at £42 million and the submission of new proposals averaging over 90 per year.

Working as part of the busy research administration team and in conjunction with relevant academic and administrative staff, the post holder will provide effective research administrative support for all matters across a range of grants and innovation opportunities. The post-holder will support the Senior Research Administrator with the research proposal process, contracts, financial monitoring procedures, reporting and other grant project related tasks.

Key requirements

Our ideal candidates must be efficient, organised and take great care in attention to detail. They will be educated to A level preferably with an undergraduate degree and an understanding of Research Councils and UK/international funding agencies.

This is a busy role in a fast-paced environment, and the post holder is expected to be adaptable, proactive and quickly assimilate information. The role requires interaction with many people within and external to UCL, thus a professional attitude, willingness to help and ability to remain tactful and assertive are required in order to adequately execute the duties outlined. 

This post would suit someone looking to gain experience in a busy and successful research environment, develop an understanding of proposal and grant support processes and have an opportunity to contribute to the success of world leading research groups.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed here.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact: bseer-recruitment@ucl.ac.uk

If you have specific questions about the role please contact Verity Whiter v.whiter@ucl.ac.uk.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.