UCL Australia Role Description Research Associate – Level A A Research Associate is required to contribute to the internationally competitive research efforts of UCL Australia and to develop his or her research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects relevant to the particular field of research. A Research Associate will work with support, guidance and/or direction from senior research or academic staff and with an increasing degree of autonomy as they develop skill and experience. Main duties and responsibilities a) To conduct high quality research under limited supervision either as a member of a team independently and produce relevant publications in front line journals; b) Design experiments and operate advanced laboratory and technical equipment or conduct of advanced research procedures; c) Develop novel techniques; d) Present data publicly in poster and platform format; e) Lead discussions on literature at group and departmental journal club meetings; f) Make occasional contributions to teaching in relation to his or her research project(s); g) Attend and, as appropriate, present research findings and papers at internal academic meetings and external professional conferences, and to contribute to the internal and external visibility of the department; h) Give advice within the field of the staff member's research to postgraduate students; i) Perform limited administrative functions primarily connected with the research; j) Continue their professional development, including participation in staff development and review procedures in accordance with UCL guidelines, including annual formal appraisal k) Actively follow and promote UCL policies, including Equal Opportunities l) Maintain awareness and observation of fire and health and safety regulations m) The Research Associate will carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the Principal Investigator and other post-doctoral researchers involved in the project. Key Requirements A Research Associate will have a PhD (awarded or in the final stages of completion) in the relevant discipline. Research experience may have contributed to or resulted in publications, conference papers, reports or professional or technical contributions which give evidence of research potential.