Research Assistant

London (Greater) (GB)
Grade 5, £32,160 - £33,895 per annum inclusive of £3,500 London Weighting Allowance
19 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

This role will be supported by the Medical Research Council and is part of a study that aims to generate new information to improve the mental health of premature children by studying how the brain looks and functions in those who are at risk of developing mental health problems. Mental health problems encompass a variety of diagnoses including anxiety and depression.

The post holder will play a key role in recruiting, collecting and analysing data from a longitudinal cohort of children who were born very preterm. They will assist with neurodevelopmental assessments in children, using a variety of validated and non-validated assessment tools.

Working closely with lead investigators, research psychologists, research nurses and clinical and academic stuff within the School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences, the post holder will contribute to the successful conduct and completion of the research programme.

The post holder will have experience working with young children and parents, experience in a research and academic environment, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 3 years.

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent

The selection process will include a panel interview.

To apply, please register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.

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