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Research Assistant

Swansea University - Swansea University Medical School

Location: Swansea
Salary: £30,497 to £34,304 per annum (pro-rata if part time), together with USS pension benefits.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th September 2021
Closes: 11th October 2021
Job Ref: AC04773

This is a fixed term position until 14/10/2023.

Main Purpose of the Post

This post is suitable for those with an interest in emergency medicine research. It is vital that the appointed candidate has a good understanding and experience of work and research carried out in the emergency setting in the field of clinical haemostasis and blood rheology. The candidate will need to demonstrate and have experience in the field of critical illness and its effect on coagulation, with experience of undertaking blood testing techniques, both rheological and clinical such as thromboelastography, platelet analysis and contraction studies, as well as having a good understanding of current clinical markers of haemostasis used in the clinical setting.

The suitable candidate will also be required to have the ability and experience and show clear evidence of setting up and analysis of datasets on coagulation and haemorheology as well as supporting epidemiological data.

It is vital that the candidate has previously undertaken projects in an emergency healthcare setting, with experience of consenting/recruitment of patients into research studies in emergency medicine.

The Welsh Centre for Emergency Medicine Research is based at Morriston Hospital and has developed an excellent published track record of research in translational emergency medicine, haemostasis and acute vascular inflammatory diseases such as stroke, sepsis and heart disease. Please see website for full advert.

Informal enquires are welcomed and should be directed to Professor P.A. Evans, Director, Welsh Centre for Emergency Medicine Research Tel: 01792 532419 or e-mail:  

This post will close at 11.00pm 11th October 2021

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

Swansea University is a registered charity. No. 1138342.

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