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Position: Research Assistant in Neurogenetics
Institution: University College London
Department: UCl Queen Square Institute of Neurology - Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in Neurogenetics to join the Department of Clinical and Movement Neuroscience, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology under the supervision of Professor Huw Morris. The postholder will assist in coordinating a multi-centre study investigating Parkinsons genetics (Parkinsons Families Project), pharmacogenomics and the progression and genetics of atypical parkinsonism (PROSPECT)
Requirements: Applicants should have a degree or equivalent in neuroscience, genetics or related topic and experience of working in a research environment. IT proficiency at advanced user level is essential, as are knowledge of confidentiality and data protection, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong problem solving abilities, excellent time management, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Laboratory experience in genetics or closely related topic, experience and training in Good Clinical Practice and obtaining informed consent from research participants, knowledge and prior use of REDCap to capture research data and of STATA/R or similar statistical programming software, knowledge of the process of ethical review and R&D governance for research studies, training in Information Governance, knowledge of genetic principles, and experience in communicating with patients with Parkinsonss or related neurological disorders, in quantitative research and data analysis, and in database management and data entry, are desirable; The post holder will be required to hold an Honorary Clinical Contract with University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the application process for which requires a DBS check
   
Text: Research Assistant in Neurogenetics, - Ref:1871821 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) £31,479 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in Neurogenetics to join the Department of Clinical and Movement Neuroscience, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology under the supervision of Professor Huw Morris. The postholder will assist in coordinating a multi-centre study investigating Parkinsons genetics (Parkinsons Families Project), pharmacogenomics and the progression and genetics of atypical parkinsonism (PROSPECT). The post is based at the Queen Square Campus London. The post holder will be required to run studies on a day-to-day basis, organise and undertake recruitment, keep study records, set up and manage other study sites, and will be expected to contribute to research output. Further training and development of research skills is strongly encouraged. This is an exciting opportunity for a Research Assistant to develop a range of laboratory skills and work within a dynamic research group. The post is available from October 2020 and is funded by research grants from the Cure Parkinsons Trust and PSP Association for 1 year in the first instance. Key Requirements Applicants should have a degree or equivalent in neuroscience, genetics or related topic and experience of working in a research environment. IT proficiency at advanced user level is essential, as are knowledge of confidentiality and data protection, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong problem solving abilities, excellent time management, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Laboratory experience in genetics or closely related topic, experience and training in Good Clinical Practice and obtaining informed consent from research participants, knowledge and prior use of REDCap to capture research data and of STATA/R or similar statistical programming software, knowledge of the process of ethical review and R&D governance for research studies, training in Information Governance, knowledge of genetic principles, and experience in communicating with patients with Parkinsonss or related neurological disorders, in quantitative research and data analysis, and in database management and data entry, are desirable. The post holder will be required to hold an Honorary Clinical Contract with University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the application process for which requires a DBS check. 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 Samantha Robinson, HR Officer, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: ion.hradmin@ucl.ac.uk ). If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Prof Huw Morris h.morris@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 6 Oct 2020 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 Apply Now
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