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UKCTAS periodically employs research/administrative staff and funds PhD students.

Current Vacancies


Research Worker

Reference: THW/15/059639/575
Salary Details: £27,057 to £31,342 per annum
Allowances: Plus £2,323 London Weighing
Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
Contract Term: Full time

Closing date: 17th June 2015

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a research worker to work on a new 10-month project: “Development of Tools to Measure Norms Towards Ordinary Cigarettes and Nicotine Use”. The post-holder will join an established team of tobacco researchers within one of Europe’s leading addiction research centres. The work is being led by Professor Ann McNeill, and Dr Sara Hitchman, with researchers from the Univeristy of Stirling, and NatCen, and is funded by the Public Health Research Consortium.

This is a fixed term contract for 10 months.
For more information and to apply click here.


Senior Lecturer/Reader in Behavioural Medicine

Reference: 509-15
Salary Details: £47,328 to £59,914 per annum
Allowances: £2,913 London Allowance
Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
Contract Term: Full time, fixed for four years.

Closing date: 15th July 2015

The Population Health Research Institute is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Reader to establish an independent programme of externally funded research in topics related to behavioural medicine to complement our current research strengths. Applicants working in the fields of smoking cessation or physical activity are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant subject, an extensive list of publications in international peer reviewed journals and a track record of writing and obtaining research grants.
Those working in smoking cessation are particularly encouraged to apply.
For more information and to apply click here.

Previous Vacancies

Researcher/ Econmetrician

School of Health Sciences
Salary Details: £31,342 to £34,233 per annum
Vacancy ID: SCH00404
Contract Type: Fixed term for 15 months
Contract Term: Full time
Closed: 1st March 2015

Research Fellow

Nuffield Department of Primary Care
Salary Details: £30,434 - £37,394 per annum
Vacancy ID: 117209
Contract Term: Full time

Closed: 16th March 2015

Digital Media & Centre Support

UKCTAS Core Team
Salary Details: £22,222 pro rata
Vacancy ID: MED303714
Contract Type: Fixed term until August 2018

Closed: 13th November 2015