The CVR is the UK's largest grouping of human and veterinary virologists.  Its mission is to carry out multidisciplinary research on viruses and viral diseases of human and animals, and to translate the knowledge gained for the improvement of human and animal health.  The CVR has excellent facilities for conducting research in molecular biology and virology located in a new purpose-built research building at the Garscube campus of the University of Glasgow.  The CVR is a core component of the Institute of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation within the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow.


The MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR; is looking to recruit a self-motivated and organised Administrator with project management skills to join Prof Emma Thomson’s Research Group.

As the main point of contact and support for international activities of the Research Group the Project Administrator will provide administrative, financial and IT support to team members, liaise with international collaborators and take administrative responsibility for the research group’s international multi-centre clinical trials.

Experience of working in a clinical environment is essential and applications are particularly encouraged from candidates with knowledge of ethical and governance issues surrounding the operation of trials and endpoint adjudication in sub-Saharan Africa.

Salary will be on the University’s Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 6, £29,176 - £32,817 per annum. 

For enquiries regarding this post, please contact Professor Emma Thomson,

This post is offered on a part time basis (21 hours) and has funding up to 30 June 2020.

For further details and to submit an electronic application online visit: and look for Job Reference No 028294

Closing date: 14 October 2019

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