Clinical Research Associate

University College London - UCL Institute of Neurology - Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy

Applications are invited for a Clinical Research Associate in the Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology under the supervision of Professor John Duncan. The post holder will evaluate the utility, accuracy and usability of a wearable apnoea device in patients with epilepsy. This will involve recruitment of patients, the gathering and interpretation of clinical and investigational data, collaboration with other centres and dissemination of results.  An Honorary Clinical Assistant contract will be sought from UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, for which a DBS check will be required.

Applicants must be registered medical practitioners and have completed general medical training. Experience in the evaluation and management of epilepsy and of EEG interpretation is essential. Excellent oral and written communication skills, good inter-personal skills, and a very high level of consideration and care for patients and research subjects are also required.  Completion of neurological training and experience of sleep data interpretation are desirable.

The post is available immediately and is funded by a grant from SUDEP Action for one year in the first instance. Starting salary on the UCL CL7 grade £34,962 per annum (including London Allowance), superannuable.

You should apply for this post through UCL's online recruitment – where you can download a job description and person specification using ref: 1711506.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Miss E Bertram, HR Manager, Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: Informal inquiries can be made to Dr Fergus Rugg-Gunn –

Closing date: 23 February 2018

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