Research Associate

University College London - Institute of Child Health Population, Policy and Practice

The Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative care seeks to appoint a Research Associate 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. A background in any of a number of health related or social science disciplines would be appropriate.

This role is funded for 3 years in the first instance.

Over the next two years the post holder will work on several mixed methods projects in the areas of decision making in care and treatment and service delivery as well  as in barriers to research access and recruitment. The successful applicant will have experience using qualitative methods alone as well as part of mixed methods studies. Excellent communication and organizational skills along with the ability to be flexible and adaptable are a must. PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g. public health, epidemiology, medical sociology, health psychology, nursing, education) is required for this post. Appointment at Grade 7  is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD or with equivalent research experience. If this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary £30,316 to £31,967).

UCL vacancy reference: 1698170

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 Dil Shah ich.hr@ucl.ac.uk quoting job reference number 16998170.

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

Interview Date: TBC

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