Research Assistant: Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Nottingham, UK

University of Nottingham
Research Assistant
Study in:UK
Deadline: 13 November 2017

Research Assistant (fixed-term)

Closing Date
Monday, 13th November 2017
Job Type
Research & Teaching Support
Epidemiology & Public Health
£26495 to £28936 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, in collaboration with the University of Plymouth have recently been awarded a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment grant to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a novel Health Trainer led intervention for smokers who wish to reduce their smoking but not quit and who may be interested in increasing their physical activity. The grant is led by Professor Adrian Taylor at the University of Plymouth.

The Research Assistant will oversee the processes involved in recruitment into the trial, primarily through primary care in Nottinghamshire and they will work closely with general practice (GP) staff and the Clinical Research Network team to facilitate recruitment, and arrange for screening, consent and collection of baseline data and carbon monoxide measures from participants, all supported by members of the trial team.

The successful candidate will be organised, IT literate, and have excellent communication skills to confidently work with a wide range of participants from diverse social and economic backgrounds.

The post holder will be based in the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health on City Hospital campus.

This post will be offered on fixed-term contract until 30th September 2020.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Rachael Murray, Tel 0115 823 1389 or Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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