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Research Assistant

UCL - School of Pharmacy

Location: London
Salary: £31,479 to £33,194 per annum , inclusive of London Allowance, Grade 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 24th January 2020
Closes: 24th February 2020
Job Ref: 1858970

Research Department of Practice and Policy 

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £31,479 - £33,194 per annum , inclusive of London Allowance. 

The position offers an opportunity to work at the Centre for Behavioural Medicine, School of Pharmacy on a programme of work funded by the NIHR.  The programme: “Research to Improve the Detection and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection” (RID-TB) aims to contribute a substantial reduction in the incidence of tuberculosis in the UK, through improved the improved detection and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI).   

The role will involve working closely with the programme behavioural lead (Prof Rob Horne), and the wider multi-disciplinary study team, including the clinical trials unit and staff at each study site. The position holder will contribute the development and evaluation of a support package designed to optimize treatment adherence in people with LTBI. 

The post is funded for two years in the first instance. 

Masters or equivalent in a relevant field and good knowledge of theories linked to behavioural science. Experience of conducting qualitative interviews within a healthcare context, conducting quantitative analysis and some experience of intervention development is desirable. 

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

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Heather Badru Staffing and HR Officer, ( 

UCL Taking Action for Equality 

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

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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