|Salary:||£29,619 capped due to funding|
|Placed On:||2nd February 2023|
|Closes:||22nd February 2023|
Applications are invited for a Research Assistant (RA) within the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) to work on a range of digital health projects within the Digital Health and Wellness Group.
The primary responsibilities will involve creating and maintaining a research project website, developing a research project social media and communications strategy, reviewing literature, quantitative data collection and analysis activities; organising meetings/travel and minutes of meetings; preparing reports for dissemination to a variety of key stakeholders including academics, patients, carers, health professionals, and policy makers; and contributing to the development of technical specification documentation for external software development partners. This role involves considerable communication and collaboration with external project partners so exceptional communication skills are essential.
As a Research Assistant you will be supported by an experienced team of researchers from the Digital Health and Wellness Research Group (DH&WG) at the University of Strathclyde (based in CIS). The successful applicant will have a background in health services research and/or social sciences and preferred experience within the digital health domain. The successful applicant will also have experience of qualitative and quantitative data collection activities, analysis, report and writing for publication.
As a Research Assistant, you will assist in the delivery of the research activities as part of a team, working under the general supervision of senior colleagues. You will manage and prioritise your own workload and ensure that all activities are completed to deadlines and you will write up the results of your own research and contribute to the production of research reports and publications. You will input as a team member to administrative activities and assist, where required, with relevant teaching and knowledge exchange activities.
To be considered for the role, you will have obtained a relevant degree. You will have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, website development and social media packages.
Experience of conducting research in healthcare settings is also essential for this role.
Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Roma Maguire, Professor of Digital Health and Care (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Formal interviews for this post will be held 10/03/2023.
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