Senior Research Assistant, NIHR

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade: F (£25,482 - £29,515) pro-rata
18 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Application closing date 31/03/2019
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: F (£25,482 - £29,515) pro-rata
Job category/type Professional Services, Research

Job description

The School of Medicine wishes to appoint a Senior Research Assistant to support the research and knowledge transfer activities of Dr Morris Gordon. The main research interests of Dr Morris Gordon are systematic review and evidence synthesis, in post clinical and educational contexts.

The post holder will undertake Cochrane systematic reviews as part of an NIHR funded project under the direction of Dr Gordon.
With experience of systematic review work and specific Cochrane experience, you will have knowledge and understanding of the work of Cochrane Collaboration and the nature of systematic reviews.

You will have postgraduate training in an appropriate field to at least Masters level, including epidemiology, public health and medical specialities. A PhD or Professional Doctorate qualification are not essential requirements, but would be desirable.

You must possess excellent communication skills; have an ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and show initiative and innovation. With a professional and flexible approach, you will have a commitment to the missions and values of the University.

Informal enquiries are welcomed - please contact Morris Gordon, Head of Professionalism and Careers, via email in the first instance

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

School/Service: School of Medicine
Hours: Part Time (18.13 hours per week - 0.5 FTE)
Basis: Basis: Fixed Term contract for 12 months
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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