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Research Associate (x2 posts)

Ulster University - School of Medicine

Location: Jordanstown
Salary: £28,773 to £32,361
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd June 2022
Closes: 3rd July 2022
Job Ref: 013386

Campus: Jordanstown/Belfast
Salary: £28,773 - £32,361
Duration: Fixed-term until 31st May 2024
Closing Date: 3rd July 2022
Reference Number: 013386

- ABOUT US -

We are a university with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement, making a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland.

Our core business activities are teaching and learning, widening access to education, research and innovation and technology and knowledge transfer.

- THE ROLE -

The post-holders will contribute to the evaluation of a peer-led physical activity intervention in older adults, in accordance with a grant awarded by the National Institute of Health Research. The post will entail collecting data from research participants, including issuing accelerometers to record their physical activity, self-reported questionnaires and information on the fidelity of the intervention. (Fixed-term until 31st May 2024).

- ABOUT YOU -

The post-holder will be required to hold:

  • A degree in a public health-related discipline (such as physical activity and health, exercise science, social science, psychology).


- BENEFITS -

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement promoting a healthy work/life balance - plus an additional 15 days per year when the university is closed
  • Enrolment in USS pension scheme – employer contribution of 21.1%
  • An environment that supports flexible working and allows you to balance both work and home life
  • An open and inclusive environment that celebrates and welcomes diversity
  • On-site and discounted sports/gym facilities (3 months’ free gym membership at either the Jordanstown, Coleraine or Magee Campus)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted eye tests with subsequent competitive prescription lenses and frames
  • Exposure to the very latest in cutting edge technologies including Dell, Aruba, Checkpoint and Avaya, feeding your passion for IT
  • Autonomy in your role to make impactful decisions and changes to company processes


Athena SWAN Statement

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. You can read more about what this means on our University website.

The University has a range of initiatives to support a family friendly working environment, including flexible working.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from those with disabilities. Appointment will be made on merit.

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