Post Doctoral Research Assistant

Swansea University - Human and Health Sciences

£27,047 to £30,424 per annum together with USS pension benefits.

The normal expectation is that the successful applicant will be appointed to the minimum of the agreed scale with annual increments on 1 October each year (subject to completing six months service).

This is a fixed term position for 12 months in the first instance.

Research Grade 7

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified post-doctoral research assistant to undertake a relevant project within the College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, jointly funded by Swansea University (SU) and the National Collaborative Commissioning Unit (hosted by Cwm Taf University Health Board). The successful candidate will work on a project that will be determined by the interests and expertise of the candidate and agreed with the College of Human and Health Sciences and will also involve developing further research collaborations, including grant applications, between Swansea University and NCCU/CTUHB.

The College has matched funding from NCCU to facilitate the development of a project in health sciences that has relevance to the services being nationally commissioned on behalf of Welsh Health Boards and Local Authorities by the NCCU. The project will be developed in conjunction with staff from within health sciences in the College. Such staff are involved in various projects including collaborative work with other Universities and organisations and have an established record of publications in high-quality peer reviewed scientific journals, in authored and edited books as well as contributing to book chapters, popular magazine articles and television and radio broadcasts on issues related to their research.

Applicants must possess a PhD or near completion in health or a related subject have the ability to actively engage in and contribute to writing and publishing research papers, particularly for refereed journals as well as excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written skills) including the ability to develop constructive relationships with research participants. Due to the nature of the post is it essential that candidates possess sound organizational skills and an ability to liaise with stakeholders in HE as well as the NHS.

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