Research Assistant/Associate (Evidence Synthesis) - A49969R

Newcastle University - Institute of Health & Society

Research Assistant - £26,829 - £28,452
Research Associate - £29,301 - £31,076 (with progression to £38,183)

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Research Assistant/Research Associate to work within the growing Evidence Synthesis research team. Amongst other duties you will undertake systematic reviews (narrative and meta-analytic) and scoping reviews, undertaking all aspects of the review, from the development of protocols to the narrative or statistical data synthesis and production of the final report/paper; contribute to the development of a series of short courses in evidence synthesis; undertake teaching of evidence synthesis on workshops and internal training courses.

Candidates should tailor their application according to the level of post they are applying for; an MSc in a relevant field is essential at Assistant level, a PhD is required for appointment at Associate level. Successful candidates will be appointed to a suitable point on the common payscale according to qualifications and experience.

You will be self motivated, have excellent communication and writing skills with the ability to bid for research funds.

This post is for 12 months in the first instance.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Dawn Craig (

The Institute of Health & Society is committed to supporting equality and diversity for all staff and students. Applications for part time/flexible working will be considered; please state your desired working arrangements in your application.

The Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

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