Research Assistant

Job details

£38,308 – £46,155 a year
Job type
Fixed term contract


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Company pension
Cycle to work scheme
On-site gym

Full Job Description

Professional Expertise
Research and Research Support
School of Life & Medical Sciences (B02)
Working Pattern
Full time
£38,308- £46,155
Contract Type
Working Type
Hybrid (20% – 80% on site)
Available For Secondment

About us

The UCL Ear Institute is a leading centre for hearing research in Europe, situated within one of the strongest neuroscience communities in the world at UCL. Neuroscience at UCL is ranked first in Europe and second in the world according to Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators. UCL is a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment that provides excellent opportunities for training and career development.

About the role

We seek to appoint a Research Assistant Audiologist/Physical Therapist to support the Horizon Health funded vestibular neuroscience project TeleRehabilitation of Balance clinical and economic Decision Support System – TeleRehabDSS. TeleRehaB DSS targets the promotion of AI adoption in everyday clinical practice for balance rehabilitation training. An AI-based decision support system (DSS) will be developed expanding upon the existing Augmented Reality (AR) rehabilitation training platform, with its balance exercises, exergames, cognitive training and remote patient monitoring with wearables and IoT devices from HOLOBALANCE project. This will provide suggestive feedback for experts through the entire clinical rehabilitation pathway for high need patients: those with balance impairment after stroke or in the presence of mild cognitive impairment or long Covid.

About you

The post-holder will be based at the UCL Ear Institute and UCL Institute of Neurology/National Hospital for Neurology Neurosurgery where the clinical study will take place. He/she will be employed by UCL with an honorary contract at the Hospital where the project takes place. The post holder will be expected to support the project, the PI Prof Bamiou and CoInvestigators Prof Kaski, Dr Koohi and Dr Pavlou in the TeleRehabDSS research. This 100% full time post is available for 36 months from 01 December 2022 until the 30th November 2025. The post-holder would be expected to apply for and supported to obtain a scholarship for PhD tuition fees at UCL.

What we offer

As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents we also offer some great benefits some of which are below: 41 Days holiday (including 27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days) Hybrid Final Salary Pension Scheme Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan On-Site nursery On-site gym Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay Employee assistance programme Discounted medical insurance.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.