Research Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 14 November 2019
Salary: £29,645 to £34,951 per year
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 14 December 2019
Location: Egham, Surrey
Company: Royal Holloway University of London
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 1119-427

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Research Assistant
Department of Psychology
Location: Egham
Salary: £29,645 to £34,951 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Closing Date: Friday 03 January 2020
Interview Date: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Reference: 1119-427
Part-Time, Fixed-Term

A Researcher is needed to work on a systematic review of Antidepressants prescribed to people with chronic pain.

The Department of Psychology is looking to appoint a part time researcher to join a team of experts to carry out a systematic review of antidepressants prescribed to people living with chronic pain. The Research Assistant (12 months, 0.4) will carry out data extraction under the supervision of the PDRA and the PI.

The research team includes experts from several disciplines, including psychiatry, clinical pharmacy, statistics, psychology, and pain medicine. The study is led by Professor Tamar Pincus at Royal Holloway, and further details can be obtained from her directly, on

The post commence on the first week of April 2020.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

Generous annual leave entitlement
Training and Development opportunities
Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution
Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing.
Free parking
The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 1119-427

Closing Date: Midnight, 3 January 2020

Interview Date: 21 January 2020

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration and the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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