|Salary:||30,497 to £34,304 per annum, pro rata if part time|
|Placed On:||25th November 2021|
|Closes:||16th December 2021|
Contract: fixed term until August 22 or for nine months
Applications are invited for a Band 6 Research Assistant post in Dementia based at the Centre for Dementia Studies, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex site. It is hoped the successful applicant will join us as soon as possible. The post is fixed term until August 2022 or for nine months.
The post will involve contacting patients and carers to help in recruitment as well as obtaining, recording and analysing data under supervision. Some of our studies are multicenter and part of the appointed researcher role may involve liaising with national research colleagues at other centers.
During your time in this post you will receive regular supervision and training and you will be supported to advance your continuous professional development. You will have the opportunity to contribute to research papers and to be cited as co-author on relevant publications.
As well as working with colleagues at the medical school, you will have the opportunity to work with clinical research colleagues based at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Opportunities may also exist to obtain an NHS Research passport to allow access to clinical research participants.
The appointed Research Assistant will work on dementia research project/s carried out at the Centre for Dementia Studies under the supervision of senior staff. While the post will provide opportunities to develop various clinical research skills in the dementia field, these obtained skills will also be transferrable to other research areas.
The successful candidate will demonstrate good oral and writing skills and will be a good communicator. The ability to work productively with other researchers is a requirement for the post. While it is not essential, a Postgraduate qualification in a relevant field of study is an advantage.
Please contact Professor Naji Tabet for informal enquiries.
The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.
“Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.”
For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page
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