HEALTHSPAN RESEARCH ASSISTANTS PROGRAMME 2020 – 2021


Healthspan Research Assistants are passionate or curious about ageing biology. Successful applicants will assist laboratory efforts and experiments within the UCL Institute of Healthy Ageing and gain a deeper understanding of current research into fundamental organismal ageing and possible interventions against ageing. Healthspan Research Assistants will gain laboratory, scientific and interpersonal experience as an active member of a research team within the field of ageing research.
Applications are open to UCL undergraduates on any life sciences degree programme and in any year of study. Successful applicants typically commit up to a maximum of 10 hours per week, which takes place during the academic term time. Hours are typically spread across multiple weekdays and occasionally weekends, depending on the nature of research and experimental design. Please only apply if you are able to make such a commitment. Healthspan Research Assistants will only receive recognition of their placement upon satisfactory completion of their placement duration and assigned tasks. Please note that this position is not currently supported by funding.
Placement duration: TBC
Placement location: Select laboratories within the UCL Institute of Healthy Ageing. Note: 2020 – 2021 laboratories have not yet been confirmed. Please do not directly contact participating laboratories.
Application deadline: TBC
Applications will be reviewed together after the deadline, and NOT on a rolling basis.