ARC NW Senior Research Assistant, Implementation and Evaluation

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade: F (£25,941-£30,046)
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: F (£25,941-£30,046)  
Job category/type Research

Job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to work with experienced researchers in supporting research projects for NIHR Applied Research Collaboration North West Coast (ARC NWC), whilst further developing their skills and experience in health research.

The successful applicant will hold a good honours degree (2nd class or above) in a health-related discipline. Experience of undertaking research in a work environment is essential to the role, as is experience of using quantitative and qualitative methodologies, and producing or contributing to written research reports.

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.

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 or by contacting 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 and Wellbeing

Hours: Full time (36.25 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)

Basis: Fixed term contract for 12 months

Interview Date: 8th November 2019

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