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Research Associate in Weight Management

Loughborough University - School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Location: Loughborough University, Loughborough, Hybrid
Salary: £33,966 per annum. Subject to annual pay award
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th February 2024
Closes: 18th March 2024
Job Ref: REQ240175
 

Full-time; Fixed-term for 19 months 

We are seeking an exceptional academic to conduct research in the area of weight management and health. You will commit 70% of your time to the NIHR Policy Research Programme exploring weight regain project and 30% to working on other studies related to weight management and health. The post is most suitable for someone with experience of both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Applicants must have experience of working as an academic researcher and possess strong organisational skills. You will have excellent communication, time management, and research paper/report writing skills. This post includes a small time commitment to supporting teaching-related activities. 

This full-time post is offered on a fixed-term contract for 19 months. 

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Amanda Daley and Dr Claire Madigan via email at climb@lboro.ac.uk   

Closing date for applications is 18 March 2024.

Further details can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification

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 Loughborough campus.

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