|Salary:||The starting salary will be from £21,686 pro rata on Grade D, depending on qualifications and experience.|
|Placed On:||24th November 2021|
|Closes:||8th December 2021|
This part-time (0.4 FTE) post is available immediately on a fixed term basis until 31 July 2023.
Summary of the role
This role is within the PROTECT Study Team which seeks to make key breakthroughs to transform human health and wellbeing by investigating genetics and cognition in aging through its online research platform, PROTECT. The VitaMIND clinical trial is a nested study within PROTECT and aims to determine whether taking Vitamin D supplements improves brain function in older adults who may be at risk of cognitive decline in later life.
In this role you will support the logistical requirements of the VitaMIND by sending out vitamin D supplements or placebo tablets to VitaMIND trial participants according to their treatment allocation and accurately updating the associated trial records. Also act as first point of contact for general enquiries about the trial, providing advice and guidance as necessary.
You will require education to at least A Level or equivalent, have recent and relevant experience in administration and excellent IT skills.
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Exeter is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City. In 2019, Devon was voted as having the best quality of life of anywhere in England and Wales, making it a popular choice for both work and study.
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
For further information, please contact Ellie Pickering, email email@example.com.
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