Project Manager and Scientific Administrator - Ref:1587865

UCL Department / Division: Chemistry
Grade: 7
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £34,056 - £41,163 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for a Project Manager and Scientific Administrator to work with Professor Peter Coveney in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. The successful candidate will join a very active inter-disciplinary group in the Centre for Computational Science (CCS), and will be responsible for management and administration activity in the CompBioMed project and in the CCS generally.

This post is funded by the European Commission as part of the CompBioMed project, which is a user-driven Centre of Excellence in Computational Biomedicine, to nurture and promote the uptake and exploitation of high performance computing within the biomedical modelling community.

The post is available for a period of 2 years initially, and the appointment will start as soon as possible.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree (either completed or very close to completion)— involving substantial bioinformatics/biomedical and/or computational biology/biomedicine components—in chemistry, physics, computational biology, computer science or applied mathematics is a requirement although an MSc in a relevant discipline may suffice if the applicant can demonstrate appropriate skills and experience.

Please note, appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Grade 6 (salary £29,809 - £31,432 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.

Further Details

A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please include a publication list along with CV.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button on the following page.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Peter Coveney (
Any queries on the application process can be directed to Judith James –

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Closing Date: 7 Nov 2016
Latest time for the submission of applications: 5pm

Job Description & Person Specification