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Research Assistant (Self Management of Long-Term Conditions and Socioeconomic Status)

UCL - Institute Of Epidemiology and Health Care - Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health

Location: London
Salary: £32,217 to £33,958 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th September 2021
Closes: 27th September 2021
Job Ref: 1878550

Interview Date:  04/10/21

Fixed Term-funded for 18 months (at 1.0 FTE) in the first instance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant in the Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health is part of the UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care ( The applicant will work on the project “Optimising self-management of long-term multi-morbidity in people who are experiencing socioeconomic deprivation” supervised by Dr Megan Armstrong.
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with an interest in health inequalities, long-term conditions and qualitative research to help conduct systematic reviews, conduct qualitative interviews with people with long-term conditions experiencing socioeconomic deprivation,  contribute to the analysis, writing reports and publications and presenting the findings.
This appointment is available from 1st November 2021 and is funded for 18 months (at 1.0 FTE) in the first instance.
Key Requirements
We are looking for someone with a degree in psychology or related field who is interested in long-term conditions and/or health inequalities research and has excellent organisation and people skills.
Experience of recruiting and interviewing participants is essential and of conducting systematic reviews desirable.
We encourage applications from candidates from low socioeconomic status backgrounds.
Further Details
A job description and person specification can be accessed via the link at the bottom of this page.
To apply for the vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
If you have any queries regarding the post, please contact Dr Megan Armstrong (
If you have enquiries about the application process or have any difficulties accessing the on-line recruitment system, please contact Manpreet Karir (
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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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