Job reference 19 / 107448 Date posted 13 / 05 / 2019 Application closing date 27 / 05 / 2019 Salary £27,831 per annum Job category / type Research Job description The Northern Ireland Biobank (NIB) is a collaborative project between Queens University Belfast (QUB) and the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT).
The vision of the biobank is to host and distribute a collection of well defined, quality assured biological samples to support translational research programmes in Northern Ireland and beyond.
The Health and Social Care Research and Development Division of the Public Health Agency (HSC R&D Division) provides the majority of the funding for NIB.
Cancer Research-UK, the Friends of the Cancer Centre and Prostate Cancer UK have also provided financial support. Queens University is the host institution.
The NIB Steering Committee oversees the good practices of the bank. The Research Assistant will be an active member of the research team, assisting in the planning and delivery of research activity relating to the informed consent process in biobanking.
The post holder will be required to contribute a systematic review on consent in biobanking and contribute to the development of a discrete choice experiment to elicit patient preferences for biobank consent.
This post is available for 4 months. Candidate InformationAbout the CentreInformation for International ApplicantsNote to EEA Applicants on Brexit