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Research Administrator

Department of Economics

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £31,896 to £37,442 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 22 June 2023
Reference:  0523-246

Full-time, Fixed Term for 60 months

Applications are invited for the post of Research Administrator within the Department of Economics supporting the Leverhulme International Professorship led by the Principal Investigator (PI), Professor David Levine. 

This is a project funded by the Leverhulme Trust and the main goal is to study social mechanisms and their allocations. The project aims to link work in game theory to the operation of social norms in a heterogenous agents’ framework. The project will involve economists, psychologists, and computer scientists at Royal Holloway and will start on 1 September 2023 and run for 60 months.

The ideal candidate will have a background in administration and/or project management. You should be an excellent communicator and comfortable managing multiple tasks. You also need to be a team player and have a problem-solving attitude. You will be an enthusiastic and committed professional and have the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the PI, Professor David Levine (Economics), the research teams within Economics, Computer Science and Psychology and with Professional Service colleagues across College including, Grants and Contracts Finance Team, HR, Procurement and the Doctoral School.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking

The post is based in Egham, Surrey, where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0523-246

Closing Date:  23:59, 22 June 2023

Interview Date: 06 July 2023

Further details:    Job Description     Person Specification    
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This position is not eligible for hybrid working.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.



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