Research Assistant

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Company: University College London

Department: Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Salary: £29,809 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1389 2776763

Fax: +44-1305 3188476

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Research Assistant. Terms and conditions vacancy

Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant for the research within Infection, Inflammation and Rheumatology Section focused on stratified Medicine in Rheumatology and specifically Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA).

The post holder will lead on data collection, management and analysis for the PRECDE JIA study, including running the study data base, run data queries, extract, clean and verify data; carry out statistical analysis of complex datasets; analyse and write up results of analyses carried out, provide statistical and or data reports; present reports of results summarising main findings, to steering committees and investigator meetings, lead the technical and laboratory requirements for samples and SOPs for the international PRECEDE study, including providing training to new staff for these SOPs and methods. The post holder will also process store and curate samples in the laboratory, for the PRECEDE and CHARMS studies including ensuring high technical and biological quality of samples and will plan manage and run meetings (including bookings, agendas, and minutes) such as investigator TCs and meetings with international colleagues.

The post is funded for 18 months in the first instance.

Applicants must have a first degree or equivalent, preferably in a numerate/scientific discipline, or significant experience in a similar role.

The post holder should have experience of clinical research and data collection, working within the NHS or other medical/clinical environment. The post holder should have some laboratory skills and be willing to work both in the clinic and the lab, good communication skills both verbal and written, good time management, multitasking and organisational skills.

UCL vacancy reference: 1664038       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on [email protected] quoting job reference number.

Interview Date: 2 October 2017

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