King's College London

Research Associate in Clinical Informatics

Reference: THW/17/059639/000827
Salary Details: £32,958 - £39,324 per annum
Allowances: plus £2,623 London Allowance
Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
Contract Term: Full time

We have an exciting opportunity for a research associate to join our Informatics team ( at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre at King’s College London (

The team works in close collaboration with researchers and clinicians from across the King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (, the GATE team at the University of Sheffield (GATE, and the Healthcare Text Analytics Group at Manchester University (, as well as other international research groups in clinical Natural Language Processing.

The team is involved in developing a variety of leading world research programmes at King’s Health Partners including the NIHR Bioresource and the Clinical Records Interactive Search (CRIS) system at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, an innovative resource built by the Maudsley BRC which allows researchers access to de-identified NHS electronic health records data to enhance clinical research for patient benefit.

The post holder will work as part of a wider research project entitled Electronic health records to predict Hospitalised Suicide attempts: Targeting Information Technology solutions (e-HOST-IT). Advanced programming, text data manipulation and analysis skills, e.g. in python, Java or similar, are required.

Positioned at the University/NHS Trust interface the posts offer an exciting opportunity to work with an internationally leading multi-disciplinary team of researchers and clinicians to accelerate advances in translational clinical research and experimental medicine and transform mental and physical healthcare through the power of big data.

The selection process will include competency based questions, a presentation, an assessment and a panel interview.

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

Closing date: 04 August 2017

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If you have questions about this role, please contact: Dr Rina Dutta, Email:,

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