Research Assistant in Health/Nursing

Anglia Ruskin University - Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education (FHSCE) has a track record in research that informs healthcare practice. Our Positive Ageing Research Institute (PARI) is a cross faculty institute with over 130 academic staff across the university working in health, technology, business and humanities bringing together multidisciplinary teams to collaborate around innovative research in the future of ageing care. As a Research Assistant, you'll undertake basic research including conducting literature reviews and database searches and providing research support. You'll be organising group meetings and involved in various systematic reviews of the literature and other projects.

Educated to degree level, preferably in a relevant area, you’ll have experience of undertaking research, writing reports, papers and literature reviews, and you’ll also have sound interpersonal skills. This is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work within an established research team which is aiming to enhance its international reputation in the field. We’re committed to working with individuals for their own professional and career development.

The appointment is subject to an enhanced level disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be obtained from

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Pat Schofield, Deputy Dean Research and Income Generation at

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We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

Guidance Notes:

For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification below. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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