Assistant Project Coordinator

£25,261 to £28,614

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Project Coordinator to join the Department of Disease Control at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 

The successful applicant will be a part of the team working on a number of projects driving innovative research on insect borne diseases such as Zika. Whilst this position will be predominantly based in the Department for Disease Control, the post holder will be required to spend some of their time working on other projects in the Faculty. The successful applicant will assist in the areas of administration, financial support, web management, communications and event, meeting and diary planning. This post is a fantastic opportunity for an individual wanting to gain project based experience within a team at the forefront of leading research on diseases such as the Zika virus, emerging epidemics and the effects they have on families, local healthcare structures and public health policies.

The post-holder will have proven ability to meet deadlines and organise and prioritise own workload, proven ability to work on own initiative, experience of working within different teams and communicating with a wide range of people in a multicultural environment, excellent IT skills, excellent written and oral communication skills. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is partially funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and partially funded by the Wellcome Trust for a period of 2 years. Salary is on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 3 from £25,261 to £28,614 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 for all staff (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 online via our website at  The reference for this post is ITD-DCD-2018-27.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm on the closing date.  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.


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