Research Assistant/Research Fellow in Behavioural Science

Behavioural Science and Health

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 23rd Feb 2021
  • Salary: Grade 6B: £31,542- £33,257/Grade 7: £36,028- £43,533 per annum
  • REF: 1874824
  • Closes: 26th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

An opening exists for a researcher (either pre- or post-doctoral) to work within the UCL Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group.

The successful candidate will be expected to primarily co-ordinate and manage remote data collection at three follow-up time points for a randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of the Drink Less smartphone app.

The position is funded for 18 months, in the first instance, as part of a project funded by the National Institute of Health Research.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have completed a MSc (Grade 6B) or a PhD (Grade 7) in Behavioural Science or related area; experience of coordinating data collection for a large study; and good knowledge of trial management, regulations, governance and methodology.

Excellent organisational skills and being skilled at using Microsoft Office and statistical software packages are essential, and experience.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed via the link at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

Informal enquiries should be made to: Dr Claire Garnett ( or Gemma Loebenberg (

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Closing Date

26 Mar 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date

15th April 2021

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

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