Research Assistant - School of Health Sciences

London (GB)
(£)34804 to 36914
11 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Assistant (Permanent with funding for 12 months)

Reference Number 60031178
Location Northampton Square
School / Service School of Health Sciences
Department Health Services Research & Management
Contract Duration Permanent
Hours Full-time
Salary Range (£)34804 to 36914


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 Division of Health Services Research & Management (HSRM) brings together the Health Services Research, Health Management, Health Psychology and Public Health teams to deliver excellence in teaching and research.


The Health Services Research and Management Division is seeking to appoint a full-time Research Assistant to work on the data analysis of a number of studies for 12 months including studies on the impact of chemotherapy on cognition, an RCT to examine then effects of providing self-management and personalised genetic information to individuals with diabetes and specific analyses of one large data set on individuals with long term conditions and another data set of frail elderly individuals.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have:
Postgraduate qualification in Health Psychology or an allied subject
Excellent organisation, time management and communication skills
Experience of developing, maintaining and producing information from databases
Experience of using SPSS and other statistical packages and familiarity with SPSS syntax codes
Experience of complex statistical data analysis such as multilevel modelling (MLM)
Knowledge of research design
Good command of written and spoken English
Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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 8th September 2020

Interview Date: 22nd September 2020

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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