University College London - UCL Division of Infection and Immunity
£33,353 to £40,313 per annum
Contract / Temporary
11th February 2015
9th March 2015
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £33,353 - £40,313 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
We are seeking a highly motivated, efficient and hardworking individual to join the Clinical Infection Research Team within the UCL Division of Infection and Immunity (Bloomsbury campus, Rayne Institute). Work within the Division aims to translate advances in the understanding of the immune system and its interaction with pathogens into improved diagnosis and therapy. The main focus of this post is to study the effects of ageing on immunity and evaluate new strategies to reverse the effects of ageing in order to reduce infectious diseases in the elderly.
The post holder will be responsible for subject recruitment to research studies, data and sample collection, and management of research databases. In addition, the post holder will be required to provide support in the writing co-ordination and submission of applications for research ethics, research development registration and maintenance of research governance records. It may be necessary to travel to other hospitals / laboratories to collect samples. The successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary team working under the supervision of Dr Mahdad Noursadeghi and will work closely with the nursing colleagues in the Clinical Infection Research Team. The post holder will be employed by UCL and hold honorary contracts with UCLH and Royal Free Hospitals NHS Trusts.
The post is available immediately and is funded for 12 months in the first instance.
The post requires a well organised person with excellent interpersonal skills who is able to communicate with a wide variety of people: patients, clinical and research laboratory staff, nursing and medical staff. Willingness to recruit healthy participants is essential. Applicants should be RGN qualified, be trained in the principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and have experience of clinical research nursing.
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Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.