Research Associate/Project Manager

Job summary

The Imperial Centre for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ICCP) is an established Unit within the Department of Primary Care and Public Health that focuses on cardiovascular research, ultimately aiming the prevention of cardiovascular diseases in the community. One of the main projects the ICCP is currently running is the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Studies Collaboration (FHSC), an international...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01055
  • Date posted 7 February 2019
  • Closing date 24 February 2019

Job description

Job summary

The Imperial Centre for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ICCP) is an established Unit within the Department of Primary Care and Public Health that focuses on cardiovascular research, ultimately aiming the prevention of cardiovascular diseases in the community.

One of the main projects the ICCP is currently running is the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Studies Collaboration (FHSC), an international programme involving investigators worldwide, carried out in collaboration with the European Atherosclerosis Society. We at Imperial College are the leading research group and the Coordinating Centre for this project.

Duties and responsibilities

The present post represents an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated person wishing to develop a career in project management and to gain experience in international project management, by helping to lead the development of the EAS Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) Studies Collaboration. The FHSC is a global initiative led by Professor Kausik Ray (Imperial College London, UK) and an international executive and steering committees, and supported by the EAS. The mission of the FHSC is to empower the medical and global community to seek changes in their respective countries or organizations regarding how FH is detected and managed, with a view to promoting early diagnosis and more effective treatment of this condition

The post holder will contribute to the development and expansion of the FHSC collaboration, network and registry, serve as project manager and conduct specialized work assignments in the FHSC project. He/she will guide the FHSC team in the selection and application of most appropriate problem-solving strategies and methods; will provide consultancy on procedures and practices; and will assist the team in recognizing the framework of possible and critical solutions.

Essential requirements

You will have a PhD in a scientific subject, or equivalent research experience, management or project management qualification or equivalent experience. You will also be able to communicate information clearly.

Further information

The post is full time, fixed-term until 31 July 2020 and is based in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health, at the Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith with occasional trips to the White City Campus.

Should you have any queries please contact: Prof Kausik Ray at: k.ray@imperial.ac.uk

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.