Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Research Associate
Vacancy Ref: 019747
Salary: Grade 7 (£34,520 - £38,833per annum)
Contract length: funding until 31st March 2019
FTE: full-time
This position is available within the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit (SPHSU), University of Glasgow. The main purpose of this post is to lead the process evaluation and qualitative elements of the OPPORTUNITY feasibility trial working with Professor Sharon Simpson. The project is exploring the impact of a complex intervention consisting of: a diet plan; physical activity; analgesia review and footwear review prior to joint replacement on pain, quality of life and longer term outcomes. This project sits within the Complexity in Health Improvement programme. The post-holder will also contribute to the work of the Social Relationships and Health Improvement programme primarily supporting the team with writing for publication. The postholder will require expertise in qualitative methods as well as writing for publication. Specifically, the post-holder will conduct, manage and publish research as well as assist in the development and submission of funding applications.  
The post reference is 019747. This is a Grade 7, £34,520 - £38,833 per annum full time post with funding available until 31st March 2019, the closing date for applications is the 26th February 2018. Further information can be found here.

 

Research Assistant  
Vacancy Ref: 020096
Salary: Grade 6 (£28,098 - £31,604 per annum)
Contract length: funding until 31st March 2020
FTE: full-time
This position is focused on developing and applying complex systems models, including agent based models, to problems in population health. The post holder will work across the Complexity in Health Improvement research programme and the Neighbourhoods and Communities research programme within the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, contributing to the programmes’ research using complex system simulation methods as the programmes work to understand how place-based interventions might improve health and reduce health inequalities.

This is a full-time, Grade 6 role, with funding until 31st March 2020 and salary is in the region of £28,098 - £31,604 per annum. Further details are available here. The job reference is 020096 and the closing date for applications is 21st February 2018.

 

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