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Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow

MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 26th Jan 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7 £36,028 - £43,533 per annum or Grade 8 £44,737 - £52,764 per annum
  • REF: 1873903
  • Closes: 24th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

Plan research studies, including developing analysis protocols, and conduct analyses; produce high-quality research outputs, including writing manuscripts for publication; work collaboratively with other LHA researchers (possibly including neurobiological work with colleagues at the Dementia Research Centre); maintain open science practices; become aware of all applicable Information Security policies; keep appropriate records; actively follow and promote UCL policies, including Equal Opportunities and Race Equality policies; develop mentoring skills, particularly higher degree supervision (essential for MSc supervision, and desirable for PhD supervision), and if wished there are opportunities across the university to develop lecturing and other group teaching experience.

Duration of the role is full time until 31 March 2024 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The post holder will be qualified to PhD level (for Grade 7 will have at least submitted the thesis) and have evidence of research experience. Ideally, they will have experience of longitudinal datasets and related analytic approaches. This post will suit someone with a background in epidemiology or a related population health science that can include mental health and neuroscience perspectives.

Further Details

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

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

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Jane Johnson, jane.johnson@ucl.ac.uk (020 7670 5700).

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Closing Date

24 Feb 2021

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

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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