HRA PROGRAMME 2021 – 2022

Healthspan Research Assistants (HRAs) 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, age-related diseases and possible interventions against ageing. HRAs will gain laboratory, scientific and interpersonal experience as an active member of a research team within the broad field of ageing research.
Applications are open to UCL undergraduates on any life sciences degree programme and in any year of study. HRAs typically commit up to a maximum of 10 hours per week, which usually 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 setups. Please only apply if you believe you are able to make such a commitment. Please note that this position is of a voluntary nature and not currently supported by funding, although supervisors are usually happy to support applications for external funding.
Placement start: October 2021
Placement end: HRAs are encouraged to maintain a long-term placement and should plan their own end date with their supervisor.
Application deadline: 11:59 pm (local London time) 15th September 2021
To apply, please complete the application form at the bottom of this page. Applications will be reviewed together after the deadline, and not on a rolling basis.