Senior Research Associate

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Deadline: 11 Aug 2017

UCL Department / Division
UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
Grade
8
Hours
Part Time
Hours per week (%FTE)
29.2 hours per week (80% FTE)
Salary
(inclusive of London allowance)
£42,304 - £49,904 per annum
Salary pro-rata for part time vacancies
Duties and Responsibilities

This post is based in the Population, Policy and Practice Programme, one of five scientific research


programmes at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health.



The post is funded by a new multi-institutional research programme with a focus on policy. Funding


is available for 5 years, although this post will initially be offered for 1 year extending to 3-5 years on


agreement from funders. The aim of the post is to coordinate, support and contribute to the


activities of the programme across 4 partners: ICH and another UCL department and two other


research institutions.



The post holder will be responsible for the operational running of the programme, accountable to its


Director. He/She will work with investigators to project manage the overall research programme,


and will also have responsibility for contributing to delivery of specific research objectives.


Key Requirements

The person appointed will be an experienced researcher with an interest in obesity research and


with proven research management skills.



Applicants should have a PhD in epidemiology, statistics, or other relevant public health science or


health-relevant domain, or equivalent level of attainment. Extensive research experience of large


data sets and secondary data analysis using standard software packages (e.g. Stata) is essential.



Experience of managing multiple research projects and of project management in a higher education


or other relevant environment is desirable.


Further Details

A job description and full person specification can be accessed 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 vacancy please contact Professor Russell Viner


( r.viner@ucl.ac.uk   )


UCL Taking Action for Equality
Closing Date
11 Aug 2017
Latest time for the submission of applications
23:59
Interview date
TBC
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