Research Assistant

University of London

Department: Wolfson Institute of Population Health
Salary: £34,619 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL32469
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 12 April 2023
Closing date: 4 May 2023

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About the Role

The Research Assistant will contribute to a study on ethnic differences in bipolar disorder from a UK perspective. The successful candidate will lead a scoping literature review on the topic.

About You

The research assistant will play an active role in all aspects of this project including conducting a literature search, screening of papers, data extraction and write up of the results (if time permits)

About the Institute

The Unit of Psychological Medicine, is a part of the Centre for Psychiatry & Mental Health at the Wolfson Institute of Population Health. It has a focus on academic discipline, research, the translation of research into public health strategies and their practical implementation – all dedicated to the reduction of disease and disability.

The Centre for Psychiatry and Mental Health plays a key role in the development and delivery of undergraduate medical education (MBBS course) and other undergraduate courses at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Ranked in the top 10 in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, Queen Mary University of London, is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive higher education institutions, delivering world class education and knowledge transfer across a wide range of subjects in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine & Dentistry and Science & Engineering.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at Whitechapel Campus in London. These is a part time (approximately 18/19 hours per week), fixed term appointments for 22 weeks, with an expected start date in May 2023 or soon after. The starting salary will be Grade 4, £34,619 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Georgina Hosang ([email protected])

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

The closing date for applications is Thursday 4 May 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held within two weeks of the deadline.

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