Research Associate: Cancer Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis
Health and Medical,Medicine and Dentistry,Psychology
Short info about job
Company: University College London
Department: Department of Behavioural Science and Health, Cancer Communication & Screening Group
Salary: £34,056 to £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1451 8221038
Fax: +44-1367 1819030
Detail information about job Research Associate: Cancer Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis. Terms and conditions vacancy
The Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health is seeking to appoint a research associate to contribute to carrying out and analysing trials to improve uptake of cancer screening and the write up of data from population-based surveys on help-seeking among people with comorbidities.
The successful applicant will join a thriving research group working on behavioural aspects of cancer screening.
The post is available immediately until 31 December 2018 and is funded by the Department of Health.
Applicants should have an excellent academic record with a first degree in psychology (2.1 or 1st class honours), or a related discipline and research experience, and a PhD (or equivalent research experience). A postgraduate qualification in Health Psychology (merit or distinction) is desirable.
Knowledge of UK cancer screening policy is essential, as is experience of quantitative data analysis (with SPSS or equivalent) and excellent communication skills.
Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD. If this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary £29,809 - £31,432 per annum inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.
UCL vacancy reference: 1664340
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 application process please contact Floriana Bortolotti (020 3108 6286, [email protected]).
Closing Date: 14 September
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