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Research Associate in Active and Healthy Living

Loughborough University - School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Location: Loughborough
Salary: £32,348 to £42,155 subject to Annual Pay Award
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th January 2023
Closes: 19th February 2023
Job Ref: REQ230055
 

(Full-time; Fixed-term to 30 June 2025)

The Active and Healthy Living Project aims to increase opportunities for physical activity within local communities in Loughborough.

We are seeking a Research Associate to work on the Active and Healthy Living project. The post-holder will be responsible for the day-to-day management of this project and will be expected to work closely with Charnwood Borough Council, local residents, communities and businesses and government departments to co-develop and test ways of increasing physical activity across different resident groups. The post-holder will carry out scoping work, intervention design, delivery and evaluation.

Applicants should have experience of planning, conducting, and evaluating physical activity and/or active travel interventions in community settings. You will have a PhD in behavioural science, human biology, sports science, public health (or a related subject), be able to work in and travel across Loughborough, and be willing to work outside of normal working hours (9.00am-5.30pm) such as three or four early mornings and early evenings and two or three weekends to collect data and implement interventions.

This full-time post is offered on a fixed-term contract until 30 June 2025, with an immediate start.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Fehmidah Munir, Professor of Health Psychology via email to f.munir@lboro.ac.uk or by telephone  01509 228228; or to Stacy Clemes Professor of Active Living and Public Health via email to s.a.clemes@lboro.ac.uk or by telephone 01509 228170.

Loughborough University is committed to allowing its employees to work dynamically with a combination of working on campus and remotely, where possible.  This has been identified as a role that could work dynamically and, if successful, your line manager will discuss these informal arrangements with you.  Please note that there is a general expectation that the successful candidate will spend the majority of time working on the University campus (further information is available here).

Closing date for applications is 19 February 2023

For more details please follow this link.

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