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Research Assistant

The University of Edinburgh - Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £27,830 to £32,236 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th November 2018
Closes: 29th November 2018
Job Ref: 045961
 

Fixed term for 24 months

A research fellow is required to assist in clinical studies of Small Vessel Diseases (SVD) including volunteers and patients with minor stroke and cognitive symptoms. The aim of the studies is to understand mechanisms, predict prognosis, identify treatments and improve outcomes for SVDs and thereby stroke and dementia. The post-holder will collect clinical, cognitive brain imaging and physiological data from participants in ongoing longitudinal studies of mechanisms and risk factors for small vessel diseases. They will ensure that data are up to date, accurate and complete.

The studies are funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), the Fondation Leducq, the Stroke Association, British Heart Foundation, Alzheimer’s Society and EU Horizon 2020 programmes and take place in the Brain Research Imaging Centres and UK Dementia Research Institute, University of Edinburgh. The post-holder will play an active part in the general activities of the Small Vessel Diseases research group and have knowledge of clinical studies including recruitment, data collection, checking and management.

This post will be based in the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences and Edinburgh Imaging at the University of Edinburgh, one of the World’s top 20 Universities.

This is a full-time 2-year post at UE06.

For further information, please contact Nicole.porter@ed.ac.uk.

Reference: 045961

Closing Date: 29th November 2018

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