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Research Fellow

University College London - Cancer Institute - Department of Cancer Bio

Location: London
Salary: £35,328 to £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance, Grade 7
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st February 2019
Closes: 22nd March 2019
Job Ref: 1793104

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 - £42,701 per annum , inclusive of London Allowance.

University College London (UCL) is part of Europe’s largest Academic Health Science Centre with the mission to advance health science, including Precision Medicine.

As part of this mission, Professor Beck is seeking a Research Fellow for the EU-Standards for Precision Medicine (EU-STANDS4PM) project to start in April 2019 or shortly afterwards. EU-STANDS4PM is funded by the H2020 Programme which encourages collaborative research to accelerate health science. 

Duties include evaluating Registered Access as an improved model for Controlled Access omics data, evaluate harmonising Data Access Agreements (DAAs) for EU funded research and summarising the results and recommendations in a report for the EU.

In addition, contributing to the consortium's evaluation of Dynamic Consent for use in EU-funded biomedical research, liaising with consortium members (organising surveys, conference calls, writing projects) and participate in any group duties commensurate with the grade as required.

The post is suitable for full-time or part-time work and is initially funded for 12 months (full-time) or up 24 months (part-time).

The successful candidate will have a degree in ethics or law or equivalent experience in the government of omic data access/release policies and ethics along with demonstrated knowledge of ELSI.

The candidate will have experience in reviewing, interpreting and implementing governance policies and will be competent in the design, distribution and analysis of surverys using electronic platforms such as SurveyMonkey.

Experience in governance of cloud-based computing platforms is desirable.

The hours of work and the distribution of these are at the discretion of the post’s line manager. University College London has adopted an equal opportunities policy and specific regard should be taken of its content in relation to the treatment of employees or potential employees.

UCL vacancy reference: 1793104

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Cancer Institute HR Office

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

Interview Date: April

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We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

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