|Salary:||£33,707 to £40,322 per annum (pro-rata) (Grade 7)|
|Placed On:||13th November 2020|
|Closes:||13th December 2020|
The aims of the project
The Drugs Research Network Scotland (DRNS) is funded by the Scottish Government to help inform policy and practice that will reduce the harms associated with drug use in Scotland. We are committed to the meaningful involvement of people with lived/living experience of drug use, and affected family members, throughout our work. We engage with a wide range of stakeholders to:
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Research Coordinator to support the developing work of the DRNS. This post is a unique opportunity to move the DRNS into the next phase in which supporting ambitious and large-scale collaborative projects will be a priority. Research management experience is required, and knowledge or involvement in drug dependence, addictions, drug policy and health service research are highly desirable. A minimum of Masters or MRes level degree is essential, as is the ability to communicate confidently and effectively through all communication systems, excellent planning and organisational skills, and a particular eye for detail. This role would suit someone who enjoys crafting clear research proposals from initial networking and collaboration, to study design and preparation of the application.
Description of Duties
DRNS is required to deliver on a number of Key Performance Indicators relating to the development of high impact research but also in terms of improved information exchange and communications. The role-holder will be expected to keep abreast of research developments in order to ensure the development of the DRNS’s research activities is guided by strategic, as well as scientific, expertise and judgment.
The postholder will be expected to:
For further information, including a full description of duties, essential criteria and details on how to apply, please see https://www.stir.ac.uk/about/work-at-stirling/list/details/?jobId=2405&jobTitle=Research%20Coordinator%20-%20Drugs%20Research%20Network%20Scotland
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