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School Administrator - 0.4 FTE

School of Biomedical Sciences

Salary:   £27,292 to £32,918 pro rata, per annum
Release Date:   Monday 27 September 2021
Closing Date:   Sunday 31 October 2021
Interview Date:   Thursday 25 November 2021
Reference:   BIO04

The University of West London (UWL) is University of the Year for Student Experience (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021) and is Shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Awards 2021 for Technological or Digital Innovation of the Year. We pride ourselves on putting students at the heart of everything we do, and our curriculum and teaching approaches are resolutely student-centred. We are seeking to appoint individuals with the experience and enthusiasm needed to continue delivering an outstanding student experience.

The School of Biomedical Sciences

The School of Biomedical Sciences was established in 2020 at the University of West London to provide a modern, research-driven learning environment. Our undergraduate courses offer an excellent scientific grounding combined with the most up-to-date, industry and sector relevant education in Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacology, and Biological Sciences in line with University’s unrivalled record in graduate employment. In addition, we host postgraduate taught courses in Dementia Care, Person-Centred Health and Social Care, and Bioinformatics that attract graduates working in a range of settings including the NHS and industry. All members of the School are research active within areas that include translational medicine, cancer biology, antibiotics resistance, microbial genomics, bioinformatics, and dementia, and we have a correspondingly vibrant research community that enjoys significant success in attracting funding and producing the highest quality research outputs. We host two internationally regarded research centres, the European Institute for Person-Centred Health and Social Care, and the Geller Institute of Ageing and Memory. 

The Role 

To provide a high level of administrative support to the Head of School, affiliated Institutes and subject heads; to be a professional first point of contact for the School.  Key functions will also include supporting the school with administrative, HR, Finance and Facilities related tasks.  

The Person

Ideally with previous experience of administration in HE, you will be an excellent communicator with great organizational skills, allowing you to help us deliver the best possible student experience. 

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: 

Please email  if you need any assistance with the application process.

Additional Information 

Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.

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