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Job Title: Research Associate in Behavioural Science
Location: London
Salary: £30,316 to £31,967 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Job Ref: 1743283
Contract: Full time, Permanent

Closing date: 11th September 2018

An opening exists for a post-doctoral researcher to work within the Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group at UCL as part of a programme grant funded by Cancer Research UK. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to a range of projects being undertaken and planned by the team across two research themes with a focus on the first: 1) advancing the scientific foundation, and furthering the development of, potentially wide-reach digital technologies for smoking cessation and 2) providing insights into population-wide influences on smoking and smoking cessation by analysis of the Smoking and Alcohol Toolkit Study.

The candidate will be expected to develop a sound understanding of behaviour change theory and methods, issues of replicability in science, and state-of-the-art approaches to the development and evaluation of digital interventions. A successful candidate will also have opportunities to pursue independent areas of interest related to behaviour change. This role is for 3 years and 5 months (in the first instance).

An opening exists for a post-doctoral researcher to work within the The successful candidate will have a completed or nearly completed* PhD in Psychology or related area or equivalent research experience and experience of leading a major experimental and collaborative research study (ideally in digital health). A track record of publishing high quality articles, a good knowledge of behavioural science methods and theory, and quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills are essential.

The successful candidate will also have an ability to take initiative to ensure timely completion of projects and to organise activities efficiently and to a high standard are also essential. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and research integrity are essential.

Informal enquiries should be made to: Dr Jamie Brown ( ).

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