Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

University of Bath - Department for Health

We are looking for a dynamic individual with experience in building professional relationships at all levels, managing projects aimed at improving health and wellbeing with a particular focus on active ageing promotion and engaging directly with members of the community with various needs. The post holder will need to have a BSc in Sport and Exercise Sciences, a Level 3 Diploma in General Practitioner Exercise Referral and excellent communication skills.

This post is funded by Bristol Health Partners who are addressing the major public health imperatives and disease areas in the city of Bristol through the integration of primary, secondary and tertiary care with community service provision, public health (including preventative strategies), education, training, innovation and research. The APPHLE Health Integration Team is a cross-organisational and interdisciplinary group set up to harness research, innovation, education, healthcare and prevention strengths to improve health outcomes. Working with academics, commissioners, clinicians and lay representatives, the APPHLE Health Integration Team looks at available data to monitor physical activity levels at the local area and evaluates the current provisions for promoting physical activity for older people.

This is a part-time (0.2FTE) post for up to 12 months with an anticipated start date in October 2017. Interviews will be held on 29th September 2017.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Afroditi Stathi by email: a.stathi@bath.ac.uk or by telephone: 01225383027. 

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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