Sir James Mackenzie Institute Coordinator – CG1938GB
School of Medicine
Vacancy Description
School of Medicine Salary: £23,847 – £27,116 per annum Start Date: as soon as possible Fixed Term: 2 years in the first instace

The Sir James Mackenzie Institute for Early Diagnosis is looking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced administrator to support the Director of the Institute and the Institute activities.


Established in 2019, the Sir James Mackenzie Institute for Early Diagnosis is an interdisciplinary research collaboration, capitalising on internationally respected basic and applied research in a range of disciplines. It offers an inspiring and supportive environment committed to fostering ideas, sharing of knowledge and skills around earlier diagnosis of human disease. The institute aims to be open and inclusive, and to raise the profile of the University of St Andrews in world-class medical and biomedical research throughout Scotland, the UK and globally. It will capitalise on the UK’s unique research strengths and data assets.


Working closely with the existing members of the School of Medicine research team, the role holder will support the Director in his role of managing the Institute alongside coordination of research activity associated with the Institute and liaising with stakeholders and preparing documentation accordingly.


The post would suit an experienced administrator who can work both independently and collaboratively, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion. Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Karen Ross, email:


Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, Minority or Ethnic (BAME) community and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional services posts at the University. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:


This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at




Closing Date: 17 January 2022

Interview Date: 27 January 2022

Please quote ref: CG1938GB

Further particulars: CG1938GB FPs.doc


School of Medicine

Salary: £23,847 – £27,116 per annum

Start Date: as soon as possible

Fixed Term: 2 years in the first instace