Research Committee Manager

10/10/2019, 23:55

Sutton and London
Academic Services
Research Operations
Full time
Non-time Limited

The Institute of Cancer Research, London (ICR) is one of the world’s most influential cancer research organisations, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer. Today, we are world leaders in discovering new-targeted cancer drugs, identifying new cancer genes and developing new forms of precision radiotherapy. The ICR came top in the league table of university research quality compiled from the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014). Based on our publication record, citations and impact, we rank among the world’s leading cancer research centres. As a college of the University of London, the ICR provides postgraduate higher education of international distinction. We also have charitable status and rely on support from partner organisation, charities, donors and the public.

The ICR is committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer. Underpinning this goal is access to state-of-the-art research equipment and instrumentation.

Reporting to the Research Operations Manager, the Research Committee Manager will be responsible for the ICR’s research committees working with committee members to ensure their smooth and effective management. The successful applicant will be highly organised, with strong written and verbal communications skills, and good attention to detail. Applicants should be educated to degree level and a background in either research or higher education governance/administration is highly desirable.

The Salary is on the Professional Services Grade 4 and progression is determined by annual performance review.

For more details, please refer to the job description and person specification both downloadable from the ICR's website.

If you have any questions about the role, or would like to chat about it, please contact the Research Operations Manager, Angela McDonald

Applications can only be made online for this vacancy. Please click the apply button below where you will register for an account (if you have not already) and log in. Along with completing the online application form, you will be asked to attach a full curriculum vitae and detail how you meet the person specification using the supporting statement section. Failure to do so will mean your application cannot be considered on this occasion.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 10th October.

Interviews will be held on either 16th or 17th October 2019.

We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.
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