Research Assistant

University College London - UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6.

The Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative care seeks to appoint a Research Assistant interested in pursuing research which contributes to the understanding and improvement of the lives of children with life-limiting conditions and life-threatening illnesses and their families.

The post holder’s main responsibilities will be to assist in day to day research activities (including data management, collaborative analysis and presentation of results), contribute, as a co-author, to the development and writing of research papers for publication in books and peer reviewed journals and for presentation at meetings and conferences. To develop effective working partnerships with clinicians and other stakeholders in the field of paediatric palliative care. Assist others on the team to ensure timely completion of research activities and to contribute to other academic activities of the unit as required by the professor.

This role is initially funded for 2 years in the first instance.

Masters degree (MA, MSc, MRes) in relevant subject area. Experience in Management of qualitative data. Knowledge in familiarity with a variety of qualitative research methods. Skills in qualitative data analysis.

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page.

UCL vacancy reference: 1634379       

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 the application process, please contact ICH HR on ICH.HR@ucl.ac.uk quoting the job reference number.

Latest time for the submission of applications:23:59

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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