JOB: Project Manager for ‘Living With Feeling’

Below is the text of a forthcoming job advertisement, which is also posted on the QMUL vacancies page. To apply for this post you will need to follow the appropriate links from that page. The closing date for applications is 15th October 2015.

Feel free to contact Thomas Dixon with any informal inquiries.

Queen Mary Centre for the History of the Emotions

Telemedicine illustrationThe Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University of London seeks to appoint a Project Manager to co-ordinate the activities of a new Wellcome Trust Humanities and Social Science five-year Collaborative Award: ‘Living With Feeling: Emotional Health in History, Philosophy, and Experience’. The award will support an ambitious programme of inter-disciplinary research and public engagement into the history and meanings of ‘emotional health’. An announcement of the new award was made recently on the QMUL website.

The successful applicant will hold an undergraduate degree and will have experience of organizing large events, managing complex projects, and supporting public engagement activities in the arts, sciences, or both. The post might suit an early career academic with an interest in public engagement, or alternatively a candidate with significant experience in administration, media, or arts management.

The post will start on 2 November 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be in the range of £31,735 – 35,319 per annum inclusive of London Allowance subject to experience. The post is full time (1.0 fte or 5 days a week), however flexible working and part time candidates will be considered (please state preference in application).

Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a defined benefits pension scheme and an interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Further details are available in the Project Manager job profile [PDF].

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Thomas Dixon at