Research Assistant

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£28,331 to £32,817 per annum.
22 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date: 20/08/2020
Salary: £28,331 to £32,817 per annum. A market supplement may be applied.
Job category/type: Research

Job description

Within this role, you will be an active member of a research team, working collaboratively to design, develop and test an e-Health product “Abby” that will improve self-care management of patients with Chronic Heart Failure.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Degree or equivalent in Nursing, Medicine or health related subject.
  • NMC Registration registered as a General Nurse Adult.
  • 2 years clinical experience post registration with at least 1 year of which in Heart Failure.
  • Experience of contributing to research projects.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery conducts world-class research leading to improvements in health and well-being in partnership with health professionals, leading charities, patients and carers. We're also really proud of the fact that in the last year, we have been in the QS World Rankings' Top 50 School of Nursing and Midwifery.

We are a leader in gender equality and diversity, and are one of the UK’s most successful universities in the Athena SWAN initiative which promotes gender equality and career progression. The School of Nursing and Midwifery is one of a very few Nursing and Midwifery Schools in the country to be awarded a Silver Athena SWAN Award, an accolade which they achieved  in 2012 in recognition of good practice in recruiting, retaining and promoting women in Science and higher education. We are ranked 1st in the UK for knowledge transfer partnerships, (Innovate UK) 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities in the UK and Ireland, combining excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos, for our 24,000 students and 4,200 staff, funded through an annual turnover of some £300m. As a driver of innovation and talent, based on excellence and global strategic partnerships, we offer generous employment terms and underpinned by excellent lifestyle benefits including opportunities for family friendly working and support for wellbeing.

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’.  You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN.  Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email resourcing@qub.ac.uk.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding.

Part-time and full-time will both be considered.

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