Senior Research Assistant, School of Nursing

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade: F (£25,482 - £29,515)
22 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 18/11/2018
Location Preston
Salary Grade: F (£25,482 - £29,515)
Job category/type Research

Job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the School of Nursing as part of the Stroke & Older People research team with the aim to support research and knowledge transfer activities of the Faculty of Health & Wellbeing. The post holder will engage, as part of a team with experienced researchers, in supporting research projects, whilst further developing their skills and experience in health research.

The successful applicant will hold a good honours degree (2:1 or above) in a health-related discipline alongside a master's degree or higher post-graduate qualification in a related area or equivalent. Experience of undertaking research in a work (or study) environment is a core requirement, as well as having produced/ contributed to the production of written research reports and used quantitative and qualitative methodologies and methods.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential in addition to good written/report writing skills. The successful applicant will have knowledge and understanding of scientific methods underpinning research and the ability to manage research activities on a number of research/evaluation based projects.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanies by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Nursing
Hours: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months. 
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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