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Research Assistant - Medical Careers

University of Nottingham - Education Centre

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £27,924 to £30,497 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th October 2021
Closes: 24th October 2021
Job Ref: MED376521

Applications are invited for the above post based in the Medical Education Centre, School of Medicine, QMC. Home-based working may be considered.

The successful candidate will assist and support the Medical Careers research team in carrying out academic research which includes literature searches, developing questionnaires, conducting surveys, organising and conducting semi-structured interviews, carrying out analyses of quantitative and qualitative date and drafting of reports. The established team, comprising Dr Helen Church and Dr Stevie Agius, focuses on research into immediate post-foundation training breaks (colloquially known as F3) and their impact on later postgraduate medical training and medical career decision making.

Candidates must have a degree or equivalent in a relevant social scientific discipline e.g. education, sociology, psychology and formal training in quantitative and qualitative research methods. Experience of conducting surveys is essential as is experience of statistical data analysis and of supporting complex projects. Candidates should also possess excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with clarity on complex information.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract part-time (7.25 hours per week) until the 30th September 2022. An extension may be possible dependent on the availability of funding.

The application process requires you to complete an online form via the apply link and upload your CV.

For an informal conversation please contact Dr Stevie Agius, Assistant Professor in Medical Education. stevie.agius@nottingham.ac.uk

Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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