Clinical Research Assistant (UCL)

Vacancy Reference Number
Closing Date
19 Nov 2019
£31,479 - £33,194 per annum
Full time, fixed term for 2 years in the first instance.

Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences is a world-leading group that brings together scientific expertise across disciplines in the field of human movement and movement disorders. We have an exciting opportunity for a researcher in epidemiology, statistics or health economics to join the Department to work neurodegenerative conditions, including Parkinson’s disease and dementia, in the department in collaboration with researchers in the Department of Statistical Science.

This post provides an excellent opportunity for the right applicant to work on projects using data from a range of studies (cohort studies, clinical trials and primary care databases), to participate in the planning of new studies and to develop new research ideas, depending on experience and training. The post holder will be able to work in partnership with researchers in collaborating departments within UCL and at other institutions nationally and internationally.

The post is available immediately and is funded by a grant for two years in the first instance. 

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will hold an MSc in Epidemiology, Medical Statistics or Health Economics or equivalent and will have experience in using a range of statistical methods used in medical research. Knowledge of key elements of study designs used in medical research and experience of using common statistical packages is essential. Strong problem-solving abilities, the ability to work across multiple research projects and good inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting are also required. 

For more information and to apply, please click here. 

Further Information

Closing Date: 19 Nov 2019
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59
Interview date: TBC

Contact Details

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Oksana Shapoval, HR Officer, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: