Research Associate (3 Posts) - A99582R

Newcastle University - Institute of Health & Society

Closing date: 18 January 2018

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qulaify for University Sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

We wish to appoint a team of experienced researchers to an exciting programme of work to develop and evaluate good practice models of primary care-led, post diagnostic dementia care. The programme includes teams from UCL, LSE, Manchester and Brighton. You will assist in a series of scoping reviews and systematic review tasks, and contribute to recruitment of participants through contact with key health and social caree organisations.

You will hold a First Degree, and a PhD in a relevant social science discipline, and have experience of collecting and analysing qulantitative data. Experience of carrying ou research within agreed timelines, meeting project milestones and producing research to a high standard is essential.

You will be an excellent communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work flexibly and cooperatively with others. Excellent IT skills are also essential to this role, as it the ability to use your own initiative.

Applications for flexible working will be considered; please state your desired working arrangements in your application.

Posts are tenable until 31 December 2019.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Louise Robinson via e-mail to Angela Mattison at

Institute of Health and Society

The Institute holds a silver Athena Swan award in addition to the University's silver Athena Swan award in recognition of our good employemnt 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 if our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

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