Research Assistant

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£29,619 per annum, pro-rata
07 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Part Time

Job Description:

The School of Nursing & Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Assistant to cover a period of absence.   

The successful candidate will be an active member of the research project/team assisting in the planning and delivery of research activity in the Northern Ireland Cerebral Palsy Register, so that the overall research objectives of the project are met. The job focus is on data collection and management, and patient and public involvement.  

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have: 

  • 2:1 or above Degree or equivalent in subject relevant to research activity e.g. allied health, nursing, psychology
  • A minimum of 1 year’s practical experience in collecting health-related data (quantitative) and in data entry and data management (using software such as Excel, SPSS or Stata).  

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.  

This is a part-time (0.8 FTE) and fixed term position, available until 13 November 2023. 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.   

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.   

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.   

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Fiona Lynn at f.lynn@qub.ac.uk.

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