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Position: Research Assistant
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology - Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The new 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. The Department incorporates groups from the Queen Square and Royal Free campuses of the Institute. We are conducting studies in the advanced stages of Parkinson’s disease and looking for a Research Assistant to participate in this research area in the team led by Prof. Anette Schrag. The post holder will be responsible for the PD-Pal study at UCL. Duties will involve consenting patients, liaising with other participating sites in Europe, developing protocols, data cleansing and monitoring, submission of amendments/ethics, administering cognitive function tests, organising blood sample collections, liaising with patients regarding all study related procedures, logistics and operations at sites, adhering to data security and data management
Requirements: The successful candidate must have an Honours degree (minimum 2: 1) in a relevant discipline, plus experience of working within a clinical research environment and with patients with Parkinsons disease or palliative care needs. Experience in administering cognitive function tests, a very high level of consideration and care for patients and research subjects is essential as is NHS research experience (ideally within neurodegenerative disease). Excellent oral and written communication skills, good inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting, IT proficiency at advanced user level (Spreadsheet, Word Processing, Database, Email, Web based applications) including good skills in database design and use are also required; Post holder will be required to an Honorary Clinical Contract at the Royal Free and NHNN. The application process for this requires the satisfactory completion of DBS checks; Previous experience of coordinating multi-centre studies and data monitoring and analysis experience is desirable
   
Text: Research Assistant, - Ref:1817183 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology Specific unit / Sub department Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £30,922 - £32,607 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The new 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. The Department incorporates groups from the Queen Square and Royal Free campuses of the Institute. We are conducting studies in the advanced stages of Parkinsons disease and looking for a Research Assistant to participate in this research area in the team led by Prof. Anette Schrag. The post holder will be responsible for the PD-Pal study at UCL. Duties will involve consenting patients, liaising with other participating sites in Europe, developing protocols, data cleansing and monitoring, submission of amendments/ethics, administering cognitive function tests, organising blood sample collections, liaising with patients regarding all study related procedures, logistics and operations at sites, adhering to data security and data management. The post is available immediately and is funded by a grant from the EU for one year in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate must have an Honours degree (minimum 2:1) in a relevant discipline, plus experience of working within a clinical research environment and with patients with Parkinsons disease or palliative care needs. Experience in administering cognitive function tests, a very high level of consideration and care for patients and research subjects is essential as is NHS research experience (ideally within neurodegenerative disease). Excellent oral and written communication skills, good inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting, IT proficiency at advanced user level (Spreadsheet, Word Processing, Database, Email, Web based applications) including good skills in database design and use are also required. Post holder will be required to an Honorary Clinical Contract at the Royal Free and NHNN. The application process for this requires the satisfactory completion of DBS checks. Previous experience of coordinating multi-centre studies and data monitoring and analysis experience is desirable. Further Details A Job Description and 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 application process, please contact Oksana Shapoval, HR Officer, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: ion.hradmin@ucl.ac.uk ). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 17 Jul 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description Apply Now
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