Research Assistant

University of Surrey

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Health Sciences: Research
Location:  Guildford

per annum pro rata (0.8 FTE – £25,929)
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date: 
23.59 hours BST on Thursday 22 June 2023
Reference:  028623

The School of Health Science is delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for a Research Assistant (RA) to work with a team of multidisciplinary researchers and members of the public in delivering a project funded by NIHR Applied Research Collaboration – Kent, Surrey and Sussex (NIHR ARC KSS). The project aims at Co-designing a health and wellbeing self-report digital tool to improve equality of access and outcomes in people diagnosed with dementia and mild-to-moderate cognitive impairment.

This is a two-phased collaborative project between the University of Surrey, other member organisations of NIHR ARC KSS. The appointed RA will support the delivery of the first phase of the project, led by Prof Jo Armes as a local PI, and will be based at the School of Health Sciences, University of Surrey.

This is a part-time (0.8 FTE) and a fixed-term post for 11 months. The ideal candidate will have experience in qualitative health research, facilitating focus group discussions with members of the public, qualitative data analysis and reporting research findings. Experience working with individuals with lived experience of mild cognitive impairment or dementia will be an added advantage. The appointed candidate will be expected to travel to other research sites within Kent and Sussex to facilitate research activities as required.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Nyangi Gityamwi – [email protected] or Prof. Jo Armes – [email protected]

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the ‘apply online’ button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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