Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases



Research Fellow (Physiotherapist) PTUCL Ref:1862454Department of Neuromuscular Diseases, Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases
14.6 hours per week (40% FTE) 
Salary £35,965 - £43,470 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Duties and Responsibilities
The MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases is part of the Department of Neuromuscular Diseases, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, and is the largest clinical and research centre in the UK for patients with diseases such as peripheral neuropathy. We are looking for an experienced Research Fellow (Physiotherapist) to join our established research group to support an international multi-centre study of natural history, functional and digital measurement in people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. The successful applicant will assume responsibility to support recruitment, data collection and data management for these studies. 
This part time position (40% FTE) is available from April 2020 and is funded for one year in the first instance.
Key Requirements
The successful candidate will have an Honours degree (minimum 2:1) in Physiotherapy, a Master’s level post-graduate degree and a PhD (or be close to obtaining) in the relevant subject. Previous research experience is essential, particularly in recruitment, data collection, analysis, dissemination and measuring human performance. Good inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting and a high level of care and consideration for patients and research subjects are also required.  Aptitude for data analysis and scientific research skills are desirable. 

Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary £31,479 to £33,194 per annum, pro rata) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. If the PhD has not yet been granted, the final accepted version of the thesis must have been submitted to the degree-granting university by the start date in post.

An Honorary contract will be sought from UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, for which a DBS check will be required. 
If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Oksana Shapoval, HR Officer, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: ion.hradmin@ucl.ac.uk).
For further information about the post, please contact Dr Gita Ramdharry (g.ramdharry@ucl.ac.uk)