ARC NW Research Associate, Implementation and Evaluation

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade: G (£30,942-£35,845)
20 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 15/10/2019  
Location Preston Campus  
Salary Grade: G (£30,942-£35,845)  
Job category/type Research

Job description

We are looking to appoint a Research Associate to help deliver a programme of implementation research prioritised by the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration North West Coast (ARC NWC).

The successful applicant will have experience of research in health care settings demonstrated by a record of involvement in research management and related activities on a number of research- and evaluation-based projects. They will also have a record of academic peer reviewed publications and/or research reports, along with experience of utilising qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

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

Good communication and IT skills, and the ability to contribute to publications and reports through good academic research writing skills are essential to the role.

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

School/Service: Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

Hours: Full Time (37.00 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)

Basis: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months

Interview Date: 8th November 2019

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