Research assistant in Cancer Behavioral Science

London (Central), London (Greater)
Grade 5, £32,676 to £37,297 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 per annum London Allowance.
02 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join the new behavioural science team in the Cancer Prevention Group, led by Dr Jo Waller. The post-holder will join a growing group of interdisciplinary population health researchers working on cancer prevention, screening and early diagnosis.

Working closely with Drs Jo Waller and Laura Marlow, the research assistant will contribute to all aspects of projects aimed at increasing informed uptake of cervical cancer screening.  The role will involve developing protocols, obtaining appropriate permissions, collecting data, analysing and writing up data, and will include opportunities to publish peer-reviewed papers and engage with non-academic stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A background in psychology or a related discipline
  • Experience of research in health psychology or a related field
  • A strong academic record and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong commitment to carrying out research aimed at improving public health

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 31.05.2022.

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

The selection process will include a panel interview and an assessment.

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