Vacancy: Psychology Laboratories Manager at Queen Mary University London

By 22nd August 2022 Jobs

Psychology Laboratories Manager

Reference: QMUL29904

Salary: £34,733 – £40,797 (Grade 4)

Department: School of Biological & Behavioural Sciences

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2022

We wish to appoint a Psychology Laboratories Manager to join the School of Biological & Behavioural Sciences (SBBS), a large, dynamic and expanding School within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. You will responsible for the day-to-day running, upkeep, maintenance and safety compliance of the Psychology research laboratories and will help with the undergraduate students, including assisting with research projects.

The School of Biological and Behavioral Sciences (SBBS) is one of the largest Schools within Queen Mary University of London. The school has three departments (Biochemistry, Biology, and Psychology). SBBS has over 90 academic staff, 29 administrative staff and 26 technicians (teaching and research).

The role’s primary objectives are to assist with running labs, helping with the running of the final year undergraduate projects, and general maintenance of the psychology systems (e.g. running SONA, helping with Gorilla). The post is part of the Technical Services career family at Queen Mary University of London, which supports functions across multiple sites and provides the infrastructure and support for all our research, teaching and learning activities.

About You

You should be educated to degree level or equivalent, with a background ideally in experimental psychology, computer science or a related field. You will have considerable understanding and technical experience of working in laboratory environments (notably EEG and eye tracking facilities), and experience supporting researchers and undergraduate students.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. We are a proud supporter of the Technician Commitment.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme, staff networks and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full-time, permanent appointment. The salary will be in Grade 4, in the range of £34,733 – £40,797per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof. Isabelle Mareschal via email:

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 31 August 2022. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.