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Research Assistant (0.3 FTE)

Department of Clinical Research

Salary:  £34,854 to £40,011 per annum, pro rata.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 03 August 2021
Reference:  ITD-CRD-2021-13

We are recruiting a Research Assistant to contribute to the academic work of an ESRC grant held by the International Diagnostics Centre at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). 

The post holder will assist the ESRC-funded interdisciplinary research group (International Diagnostic Centre and International Centre for Evidence in Disability at LSHTM) to implement the discrete choice experiment study among older people in the UK. The post holder will be expected to help the team carry out fieldwork, collect survey data, help with data analysis and interpretation. 

The successful candidate will have relevant experience in data science and academic manuscript writing, evidence of good organisational skills, including effective time management, relevant computer/analytical skills for qualitative and quantitative data, evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Further particulars are included in the job description.  

This part-time post (0.3 FTE) is fixed term and funded by the ESRC until 31 January 2022. The post is available from 1 September 2021. The salary will be on the Academic pathways Grade 5 in the range £34,854- £40,011 per annum pro rata (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made online via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference ITD-CRD-2021-13

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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