Research Assistant - School of Health Sciences

London (GB)
(£) 34804 to 34804
15 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
11 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Part Time

Research Assistant (0.3 FTE - permanent with 10 months funding)

Reference Number 60031053
Location Northampton Square
School / Service School of Health Sciences
Department Midwifery & Radiography
Contract Duration Permanent
Hours Part-time
Salary Range (£) 34804 to 34804


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The Department of Radiography, located in the School of Health Sciences at City, University of London is seeking a Research Assistant to support work on Autism Friendly MRI provisions and educational interventions, working with Dr Christina Malamateniou.

The emphasis of the role will be research to evaluate current practice but also to offer future recommendations to improve clinical practice and update educational curricula. The post holder will be required to conduct the research, communications and external stakeholder management required to support the project.


The Department is seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual with a passion for MRI scanning, eager to be part of a team dedicated to making change.

The post holder will be required to conduct a systematic review on the topic but also online surveys of key stakeholders, to understand current practice when performing MRI scanning on patients with autism spectrum disorders.

The post holder should be able to synthesise research findings and compile them into two publications to be submitted by the end of this appointment. The post holder will also be encouraged and funded to submit these for dissemination as oral presentations in relevant conferences.

Person Specification

The appointed candidate will hold a Master’s degree on a topic relevant to MRI and a solid understanding of research methods, patient safety and patient experience priorities during MRI scanning, as well as patient-centred approaches to facilitate MR Imaging. He or she will have considerable clinical experience of MRI scanning and evidence of research dissemination and publications in this field.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 11th August 2020.

Interviews are scheduled for: 24th August 2020.

The role is available from October 5th 2020 or later, by negotiation.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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