Research Assistant- The Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE)

University College London - Institute of Education, Department of Psychology and Human Development

The Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) is a partnership between the UCL Institute of Education, the leading centre for education and social research in the UK, and Ambitious about Autism, the national charity for autistic children and young people. Our mission is to help enhance the lives of autistic people and their families. We conduct groundbreaking scientific research to enhance knowledge about interventions, education and outcomes for autistic children, young people and adults. We work to ensure that this knowledge is translated so that it can make a real difference to people’s everyday lives. We collaborate with professionals on the ground, like teachers and clinicians, and with those directly impacted by autism – autistic children, young people, and adults, their families and friends, those who care for them and the wider public - to promote awareness, and acceptance, of autism.

We are looking for someone with experience of conducting qualitative, interview-based research. Candidates should also have experience of using questionnaire methods, with typically developing individuals and/or autistic individuals or those with other neurodevelopmental conditions. Experience of conducting research with autistic adults is desirable. The post is available from 1 November 2017 and is funded for one year in the first instance. 

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 please contact Dr Anna Remington -

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: 26 October

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

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