Research Assistant in HIV and Frailty Ref: 4572

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: part time hours considered up to a maximum of 25.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 2 years
Reference: 4572
Salary: starting at £30,046 to £33,797 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 16 September 2020 
Closing date: 16 October 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 

Job description

The HIV group of the Brighton and Sussex Centre for Global Health Research is looking for a highly motivated post-doctoral research assistant to provide high quality expertise into conducting and analysing frailty clinical studies of people living with HIV. 

The successful applicant will have:

  • An established record of rehabilitation or physiotherapy and experience in the analysis and presentation of clinical research.
  • Applicants must have a MSc in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience in physiotherapy, rehabilitation or frailty is desirable.
  • Similarly, experience in conducting clinical investigations, particularly if relevant to people with frailty and HIV, is highly desirable.

Informal enquiries about the projects should be directed to Dr Jaime Vera Rojas ( +441273 523087. Candidates are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the range of research activity undertaken from the HIV group and collaborators within BSMS.

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How to apply

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