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Position: Research Assistant
Institution: University College London
Department: Epidemiology and Public Health - Dental Public Health
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: This is an opportunity for an early career researcher keen to progress their career in a very strong research orientated academic public health department. The principal purpose of this NIHR funded post is to support Dr Anja Heilmann to undertake preliminary work that will inform a future grant proposal for a feasibility study of an intervention aiming to reduce sugar intake among older adults living in care homes. The appointee will also work very closely with Professor Watt, Professor Tsakos, and other members of the Dental Public Health Group
Requirements: Applicants must have a degree in a health related discipline, and ideally an MSc in (dental) public health or related area
   
Text: Research Assistant, - Ref:1821817 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Epidemiology and Public Health Specific unit / Sub department Dental Public Health Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Part Time Hours per week (%FTE) 23.72 hours per week (65% FTE) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £30,922- £32,607 per annum Salary pro-rata for part time vacancies Duties and Responsibilities The UCL Dental Public Health Group focuses on exploring the social determinants of health inequalities, the inter-relationship between oral health and general health, ageing and oral health, and the development and evaluation of complex interventions to reduce health inequalities. This is an opportunity for an early career researcher keen to progress their career in a very strong research orientated academic public health department. The principal purpose of this NIHR funded post is to support Dr Anja Heilmann to undertake preliminary work that will inform a future grant proposal for a feasibility study of an intervention aiming to reduce sugar intake among older adults living in care homes. The appointee will also work very closely with Professor Watt, Professor Tsakos, and other members of the Dental Public Health Group. Funding is available for this fixed term post for a period from 15th September 2019 to 30th April 2020. Key Requirements Applicants must have a degree in a health related discipline, and ideally an MSc in (dental) public health or related area. A detailed list of essential and desirable experience and relevant skills can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed via the link at the bottom of this page. 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. Informal enquiries should be made to: Dr Anja Heilmann ( anja.heilmann@ucl.ac.uk ) If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Floriana Bortolotti (020 3108 6286, f.bortolotti@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 19 Aug 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. 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 and person specification Apply Now
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