Research Associate, School of Nursing

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade G (£30,395 - £35,211)
15 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 12/08/2019
Location Preston Campus Salary Grade G (£30,395 - £35,211)
Job category/type Academic, Research

Job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the Stroke Research Team within the School of Nursing. The post holder will develop with the support of senior academics programmes of research that are aligned to the research group and will support the provision of high quality research and scholarly activity within agreed thematic areas. The successful candidate will contribute to applications for external competitive grants and publish high impact, peer reviewed papers in collaboration with others. The post-holder will participate in dissemination of research with peers, undergraduate and postgraduate students and external agencies and organisations, as well as collaborating in the on-going supervision of postgraduate students.

The successful applicant will have experience and understanding of research in health care settings demonstrated by a record of involvement in research management and related activities on a number of research/evaluation-based projects. Experience of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis as well as sound skills in using Word, PowerPoint and Excel are essential to the role.

Educated to first degree level in a relevant area and Master's degree or equivalent in relevant area, the post holder will be able to evidence their excellent organisation skills with the proven ability to prioritise and meet deadlines with the framework of an agreed programme.

The successful applicant will be flexible, enthusiastic and self-motivated to work alone and carry out a range of research tasks autonomously and also work as part of a team.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Professor Caroline Watkins, Faculty Director of Research and Innovation. Tel: 01772 895542 (PA) Email:
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 accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Nursing
Hours: Full time (37.00 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract for 12 months
Interview Date: 22nd August 2019

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