Research Assistant

King's College London - Division of Health and Social Care Research

Grade 5, £27,629 - £32,004 plus £2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annum depending on qualifications

This post will be fixed term for two years

This is a full-time role (35 hours per week)

The Division of Health and Social Care Research ( is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to work with the Stroke research group, led by Professor Charles Wolfe. The group is a multidisciplinary team drawing on expertise from a range of research and health related disciplines including epidemiologists, stroke physicians, GPs, social scientists, statisticians and health economists.

The post holder will work specifically with the South London Stroke Register (SLSR), an ongoing population-based stroke register recording first stroke in patients of all age groups. The post holder will ensure the accurate collection, collation, transcription and management of epidemiological data collected within the SLSR any associated projects. The post holder will be encouraged to write papers and, if appropriate, register for a PhD.

The post holder should hold a degree in a relevant subject area, have basic knowledge in the use of statistical software packages such as STATA and/or SPSS, experience with using Microsoft Access, and have proven experience in handling and/or designing large database.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Professor Charles Wolfe via

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 18 December 2016.

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