Research Associate

King's College London - Department of Adult Nursing

This post will be Fixed term for 1 year in the first instance.

This is a full time – 100 % full time equivalent

This post will provide support to the leaders of our diabetes research theme, Prof Jackie Sturt and Prof Angus Forbes, to develop research activity and capacity within the Faculty. The post holder will work primarily on developing and conducting early stage projects with our lecturers and senior lecturers with the potential to be developed into larger externally funded projects. Methodologically we anticipate candidates with strong research skills in mixed methods, and specifically narrative and scoping reviewing and qualitative research.

The post holder will be primarily be involved in undertaking pilot and feasibility work, and systematic reviews. This will include, contributing to research questions and study design, preparing and submitting applications for ethics and R&D approval as well as collecting and analysing data. The role holder will also be involved in supporting patient and public involvement and assisting with preparing and submitting grant applications. Role holders will also be expected to contribute to dissemination of any finding through presentation at conferences and contributing to the preparation of journal publications and other research outputs.

The selection process will be a panel interview

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Jackie Sturt ( or Angus Forbes (

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 28th Dec 2016

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