Research Associate, School of Nursing

Preston, United Kingdom
£30942- 35845
12 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 08/01/2020  
Location Preston Campus  
Salary Grade/Salary: G (£30942- 35845)  
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:

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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 Nursing
Hours: Full time (1.0 FTE- 37 hours per week)
Basis: Fixed term contract for 12 months
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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