|Location:||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Salary:||£30,619 to £36,333 per annum.|
|Placed On:||31st March 2023|
|Closes:||16th April 2023|
We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.
Applications are invited for a talented, ambitious and productive Research Assistant or Research Associate to work on a mixed methods evaluation of the North East and North Cumbria Public Health Prevention in Maternity Programme. This project is funded by the North East & North Cumbria Integrated Care System and supported by the National Institute for Health and Care Research Applied Research North East and North Cumbria. You will be working closely with evaluation leads Professor Judith Rankin and Dr Ryc Aquino. You will be expected to contribute to the management of the wider programme of work and support the planning and coordination of activities.
You will have either a PhD (Research Associate only) or relevant qualifications/experience (Research Assistant), ideally in the field of public health, implementation science, or psychology, and an interest in public health in maternity. Required skills will include supporting the development of evaluation plans; conducting and analysing qualitative (e.g. interviews) and/or quantitative (e.g. routine data) research and data, respectively.
You will also have experience of writing for high quality peer reviewed journals (or potential to do this for Research Assistant role); and will be expected to support day-to-day study management. You will be self-motivated and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
The successful applicant will be appointed to a suitable point on the common pay scale according to qualifications and experience.
This is a full-time post, fixed-term until 31 March 2024.
Further information can be obtained by contacting Dr Ryc Aquino (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Population Health Sciences Institute is committed to supporting equality, diversity and inclusion for all colleagues and students. Applications for part time/flexible working are welcome; please state your desired working arrangements in your application.
The Institute is part of the Faculty of Medical Sciences which holds a Silver Athena Swan award.
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