Research Assistant

£52,806 - £52,806

Job Description

The NMPC faculty is looking for a research assistant with strong organisational skills to work on a KCL education project with faculty academic staff to develop clinical stakeholder and patient involvement in the education of shared decision-making in simulations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for transcribing the discussions from workshops and gathering quotes to inform the delivery of the standardised patient workshop. The candidate will be expected to compile notes from all moderators and observers who participated in the PPI workshops and engage in discussions with the team to analyse the findings from each workshop.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in facilitating and documenting the PPI workshops, transcribing, and analysing the discussions, and assisting in the dissemination of findings to the research team.


Maths and English GCSE grade B and above 


Essential criteria

  1. Good communication skills

  2. Experience in conducting literature reviews, data collection, data analysis, and reporting research findings

  3. Ability to interpret data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations based on research outcomes

  4. Strong attention to detail in data collection, analysis, and reporting to ensure accuracy and reliability in research outcomes

  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively present research findings, collaborate with team members, and engage with stakeholders

  6. Strong organisational skills to coordinate activities, and meet project deadlines

Desirable criteria

  1. A degree (or working towards a degree) in a relevant field such as social sciences, health sciences, or a related discipline.

  1.  Ability to identify research challenges, propose solutions, and adapt research methodologies as needed to achieve research objectives.

  2. Proficiency in research tools and software for data analysis, such as SPSS, Excel, or qualitative analysis software

  3. Understanding of research ethics principles and guidelines to ensure research compliance and integrity

  4. Capacity to work collaboratively with a research team, share knowledge, contribute insights, and support the achievement of research


We are looking for a highly organised and motivated Clinical Trials Administrator. You will be joining the Quality Team, who are a friendly team of Clinical Research Associates. The main purpose of this role is to:

  • Assist the Quality Team to ensure that all trials sponsored or co-sponsored by the partner organisations are conducted in accordance with the Clinical Trial Regulations and the KHP CTO SOPs.

  • Provide day to day admin and support to the Quality Team to assist Investigators conducting clinical trials sponsored by the partner institutions ensuring they are working to the highest quality standards.

  • Perform File Reviews and conduct archiving of trial documents for the KHP-CTO.

  • Provide logistical, practical and administrative support as required according to KHP-CTO SOPs, prevailing regulations and best research practice.

This is an office-based role at Guy’s Hospital with some regular travel across London to our various sites and campuses.




  1. Educated to GCSE-level or equivalent

  2. Able to learn and work to SOPs

  3. Strong planning and organisational skills including the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks

  4. Excellent interpersonal skills – tactful and able to deal with a wide range of people in an enthusiastic and helpful manner whilst being capable of firmly maintaining policies and regulations.

  5. Problem solving skills – pragmatic and flexible approach whilst maintaining policies and regulations.

  6. Strong computer skills (proficient with MS WORD, Excel and web-based applications).

  7. Experience acquired in administration role(s), preferably in either a pharmaceutical industry or clinical research setting, including specific experience of clinical trial administration.

  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to demonstrate exceptional attention to detail.


Research Temp 




Research Experience 

The Global Mobility Office (also known as GloMo) is seeking four current King’s students to join us as Peer Advisors for the 2024/25 academic year.  We encourage applications from students from underrepresented and widening participation backgrounds

We are looking for someone friendly, enthusiastic and reliable who has previously studied or worked abroad on a placement facilitated through GloMo (i.e. Summer exchange or a semester/year abroad as part of your degree).  You should have an interest in international education and an awareness of the value of experiencing different cultures.   

This role will involve assisting with the incoming Study Abroad Orientation week in both September and January (welcoming approximately 1000 students across the academic year), as well as other events during the year for both incoming and outgoing students.  You’ll spend two hours per week in the GloMo office working on other administrative tasks and projects, which will vary depending on the office’s needs and your particular skills.  You will also act as an advisor to outgoing students, by talking about your own experiences and challenges whilst studying abroad, and assisting with events such as pre-departure meetings. 

You must be available for the September 2024 (16th – 20th) and January 2025 (8th – 11th) orientation periods to be eligible for this position.  The role will begin from early September 2024 (exact start date can be negotiated, but ideally week commencing 2nd September) and will finish at the end of April 2025. 

Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August via Teams. 

To apply for the position, please apply via this advert and complete our application form online.   If you have any questions about your eligiblity for this role, please contact Sarah Goodyear, Global Mobility Senior Officer (Incoming Students Coordinator) at




You must have studied or worked abroad as part of your degree or facilitated by Global Mobility.

Not essential but beneficial:

Administrative experience

Ambassador experience

Customer service experience