Research Project Assistant (PHP-GHD-42)

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Category: Professional Support | Department: Faculty of Public Health & Policy | Closing Date: 14 Nov 2017 | Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi; mso-fareast-language:EN-US;} The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. The Health Economics and Systems Analysis Group (HESA) at LSHTM is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Research Project Assistant to support the research group. The successful applicant will be responsible for the diary management for Professor Kara Hanson, Associate Dean of Research, managing the processing of staff expenses, assisting funding applications, assisting with the organisation of workshops and meetings, assisting researchers in managing data under the protection legislation, accessing literature through the library and the internet, updating and posting documents on web pages and general administrative tasks.  The successful applicant will be working closely with the HESA Programme Co-ordinator and other administrators in the department, and academic staff across the HESA group. We are looking for candidates with proven administrative experience, strong organisational skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work with individuals from different backgrounds and cultures. An interest in international health and developing countries would be an advantage. The post is available full-time commencing as soon as possible. The post will be available as a fixed-term contract and is funded for one year in the first instance. The salary will be on the LSHTM Professional Support Pathway Grade 3 scale, in the range £24,761 to £28,053 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.  Applications should be made on-line via our website The reference for this post is PHP-GHD-42.  Applications should include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to  The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.  Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.
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