Research Assistant

University of Glasgow - RI Health and Wellbeing

Job Purpose

We are looking for a Research Assistant to join the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit to work on two cohort studies: The Child Mental Health in Education (ChiME) study and a study on Looked after Children and Health. Specifically, the job requires someone with strong quantitative and data management skills and a keen interest in determinants of health.

The post holder, who will work across the Understanding and Improving Health within Settings and Organisations and the Measurement and Analysis of Socio-economic Inequalities in Health research programmes, will be responsible for auditing and documenting the data held within these datasets and will also be expected to contribute to the formulation of research publications describing each of these cohorts.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6, £28,098 - £31,604 per annum.

This post is full time and has funding until 30 August 2019.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Interviews will be held on 19 September 2018.

Vacancy Ref: 021521; Closing Date: 13 August 2018.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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