Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Research Associate (part time)
Vacancy Ref: 017912
Salary:   Grade 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum, pro-rated to 14 hours per week.
Contract length: 24 months

The postholder will contribute to supporting the Theme Leader, Professor Daniel Wight, in Case Study 1 of the Transferability Theme within the Complexity in Health Improvement Programme at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow. This programme aims to lead international efforts in the application of novel methods (1) to identify the most effective means to improve population health and reduce inequalities, and (2) understand how effectiveness might vary across contexts.

This part-time Grade 7 post is pro-rated to 14 hours per week and the contract is for 24 months. More details can be found here - the vacancy reference is 017912. The closing date for applications is 11th June 2017.


Project Manager
Vacancy Ref: 017910
Salary:   Grade 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.
Contract length: 20 months

The Unit conducts complex studies collecting data, which involve a variety of research methods including face-to-face interviews, large-scale population and community studies, and the evaluation of complex interventions in a range of settings such as schools, neighbourhoods, health care settings, workplaces, and leisure settings.

This role will support the project management of a range of projects within the Unit, from project planning through to the design, set-up, conduct, closedown, analysis and reporting of the results while adhering to strict ethical, regulatory, legal and scientific requirements.

The post holder will provide project management expertise ensuring that key aspects of this varied portfolio are delivered efficiently to strict deadlines and within the budget while working effectively with staff from diverse backgrounds in social and public health research, statistics, information technology, data management, quality assurance and administration. This role will be contributing to developing and implementing appropriate project management methodologies and quality systems within the Unit.

This is a full time Grade 7 post and the contract is for 20 months. More details can be found here - the vacancy reference is 017910. The closing date for applications is 11th June 2017.
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