|Salary:||£30,487 to £34,980 per annum pro-rata. Potential to progress to £38,205 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution (Grade 6)|
|Placed On:||29th September 2023|
|Closes:||18th October 2023|
Contract type: Fixed term until 31st March 2028
The Division of Population Health in the School of Medicine and Population Health is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant in Evidence Synthesis to provide support to and development of the Division’s Evidence Synthesis group for the National Institute for Health Research (EnSygN Sheffield). Evidence Synthesis Groups are funded for five years by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to provide on demand evidence syntheses to meet NIHR and health service priorities.
Your role will include systematic reviewing, development of review protocols, leading or contributing to multidisciplinary project teams, development of evidence synthesis methodologies, dissemination of findings in peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences, and undertaking teaching and supervision. You will also be given opportunities to contribute to grant applications for research and knowledge exchange funding.
Ideally, you should have a postgraduate qualification and/or relevant experience involving evidence synthesis methodologies (systematic review, rapid review etc), as well as a working knowledge of appropriate software such as Microsoft Office and Endnote. As part of our ongoing capacity development we are particularly interested in reviewers with backgrounds in social care, statistics and information science although candidates with other strong evidence synthesis skills are welcomed.
We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University, including working in a hybrid model with flexibility over when, where and how to achieve the required outputs.
We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.
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