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Research Assistant - QMUL19738

Department: Blizard Institute
Salary: £31,054 - £32, 735 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19738
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 05-Sep-2019
Closing date: 06-Oct-2019

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Blizard Institute

Post title: Research Assistant

Salary: £31,054 - £32,735 per annum
Ref:     QMUL19738

Applications are invited for the role of Research Assistant in the Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London. The Blizard Institute is the largest institute of Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service. 

The Trauma Sciences research team (C4TS; possesses significant expertise in research and practice related to injury and post-injury rehabilitation (  This post is funded by an NIHR Programme grant awarded to the University of Nottingham, for which Queen Mary University of London is one project site. The successful candidate will work on a large programme of research that will: develop a programme to help injured people make a successful return to work; evaluate this in a randomised controlled trial; and disseminate the findings widely. 

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in healthcare or related field, and experience of conducting research with trauma participants; of recruiting participants to applied health research projects, and of undertaking one or more of the following: quantitative and qualitative studies, clinical trials, health services research or implementation research.

The post is a full time, fixed term appointment for 2 years. Starting salary will be in the range of £31,054 - £32,735 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Karen Hoffman at

Details about the institute can be found at 

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 6th October 2019. 

 Interviews to be held on 11 October 2019. 

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.
The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women. 

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