PhD and Research Co-ordinator (International Relations)

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
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  • Posted
    May 09

Position description

International Relations has been taught at LSE since 1924. The Department, was set up three years later, and was not only the first of its kind, but has remained a leading world centre for the development of the subject ever since. The post holder will join a team of administrators who are responsible for delivering the taught programmes within the Department.

The post holder has administrative responsibility for day-to-day matters relating to students on the International Relations Department’s MPhil/PhD Programme and acts as the primary point of contact for the programme for students and academic staff. The postholder will also provide support for Departmental research which will include working on the REF process, minuting Research Sub-Committees.

Key tasks include:

·         Undertake all aspects of programmes administration for the Department’s MPhil/PhD programmes

·         Work closely with the Programmes Manager (PM) to ensure the effective, consistent and efficient service delivery of research programmes to students and academic staff, ensuring they comply with School policy and practice guidelines

·         Act as the first point of contact for the research programmes and Providing accurate and timely information and advice to staff and students with reference to the Programme Regulations, updating information annually and supporting the development of PhD programme documentation.

·         Coordinate activity for department Research to ensure streamlined administrative processes and improved quality of service for faculty;

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

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