|Salary:||£32,332 to £36,024 per annum (Grade 6)|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||19th October 2023|
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Research Assistant to contribute to our programme of research addressing the health and health inequalities of people with learning disabilities and their family carers, using quantitative methods and statistical data analysis to analyse large, complex datasets including a novel linkage of Scotland’s Census 2011 data with a number of health datasets.
The successful candidate will work with Professor Deborah Cairns (Director of the SLDO), Professor Craig Melville, Dr. Laura Hughes-McCormack, Dr. Kirsty Dunn and the wider Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory team to assist in managing and directing this complex and challenging work.
The Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory was set up with funding from the Scottish Government to build understanding of the health inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities through the provision of world-leading research. The Observatory conducts novel research using linked health data to analyse health and care outcomes for people with learning disabilities. This vital research contributes to the delivery of the Scottish Government’s learning disabilities strategy which aims to address the inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities in Scotland.
We welcome applications from candidates who hold SCQF Level 10 (Honours degree) in a relevant subject or a cognate discipline, or equivalent.
Please visit our website for further information on The University of Glasgow’s, School of Health & Wellbeing www.gla.ac.uk/schools/healthwellbeing
This post is full time fixed term until 30th June 2025.
Informal Enquiries should be directed to Professor Deborah Cairns Deborah.Cairns@glasgow.ac.uk
We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity
We endorse the principles of Athena Swan www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/athenaswan and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too.
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