New Vacancy : Research Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Position title: Research Assistant (Maternity Cover)
Hours: Full-time
Salary: circa £26,000 
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Contract Start: ASAP
Location: Central London

Are you looking to develop a career in research and help improve quality of critical care in the UK?

ICNARC’s Clinical Trials Unit (UKCRC fully registered) has a strong reputation for designing and conducting high quality research to improve the care and outcomes of critically ill patients.

We are seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant for maternity cover to provide support to Study/Trial Managers in the delivery of a range of newly funded research studies and clinical trials in critical care research. The Research Assistant will liaise with staff in critical care units participating in the studies/trials and will support all the logistical aspects of the studies/trials according to Good Clinical Practice.

The successful candidate will need: an undergraduate degree, preferably with some exposure to basic research methodology; some experience of working in a research environment; and a strong background in administration. Applicants must have: the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; the ability to work on their own initiative; a systematic approach to work; an emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail; and good organisational and IT skills.

The selection process will include a panel interview on competency based questions.

Please view job description at

To apply please send us your most current CV and cover letter to

Closing date: 16 October 2017

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