Research Assistant in Health Services Research Ref 2197

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School - Primary Care and Public Health
Hours: part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.6FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). For further details regarding flexible working please follow this link - flexible-working
Contract: fixed term for 2 years
Reference: 2197
Salary: starting at £30,046 and rising to £33,797 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 3 October 2019 
Closing date: 4 November 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: ASAP.

Job description

Scaling up Packages of Interventions for Cardiovascular prevention in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa’ (SPICES) funded by EU Horizon 2020, aims to explore how vulnerable groups can engage with community-based prevention.

We have an exciting opportunity for a curious Research Assistant to join the Department. We are looking for a talented and highly motivated individual to support SPICES. The successful applicant supports the project through:

  • communication with community base voluntary organisations
  • assist in developing mHealth intervention
  • data management and statistical analysis
  • qualitative data collection and analysis. 

This post is an ideal opportunity for a curious applied health services researcher with an interest in how to talk to vulnerable people, excellent planning and communication skills, a mix of qualitative and quantitative research skills, a concern for lifestyle engagement and a keen interest in e-Health.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Professor Harm Van Marwijk ( 01273 644774

Download job description and person specification Ref 2197 [PDF 77.73KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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