Administrative Assistant

11/01/2019, 23:55

Sutton
Cancer Therapeutics
Signal Transduction & Molecular Pharmacology
Part Time
Fixed Term
1 year
20
£22,493- 24,492
The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, 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, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.

Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman FRS, the ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.

The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced administrator to provide support to the research

activities of the Signal Transduction and Molecular Pharmacology Team (STMP).

This large team of 20 scientists is comprised of PhD Students, Postdoctoral Fellows and Scientific Officers and is led by Professor Paul Workman, President and Chief Executive of the ICR and supported by his Deputy Team leader Paul Clarke. The STMP Team is based in the Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit within the Division of Cancer Therapeutics and is located at the ICR’s Sutton campus.

Candidates should be educated to degree level or equivalent with strong computer skills and good experience of all Microsoft packages. Excellent organisational skills and relevant administrative experience is essential, as well as the confidence and ability to work with colleagues at all levels and the ability to recognize and respect confidentiality.

The post is 20 hours per week with a working pattern of 4 hours per day, 5 times a week.

The appointment will be on a fixed term basis for one year in the first instance, with a starting salary in the range of £22,413 – £24,492 per annum (pro-rata), based on previous experience.

This post also benefits from a generous annual leave entitlement and a final salary pension scheme.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early without notice when we receive sufficient number of applications.


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