Research Assistant

Opening Date:
23 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
9 May 2018
Salary Range:

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Research Assistant

Grade 6a Starting salary £29,799 (0.6 FTE 3 days per week) Up to 12 months fixed term

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £134 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team who are highly dedicated and committed to delivering cutting edge professional education, innovation and research in partnership with students and our clinical colleagues. The team has a range of expertise in research, education and clinical specialities.

We are seeking a talented Research Assistant who will contribute to research within the School. The post holder will be required to develop, perform and participate in research under the guidance and in collaboration with the principal researchers. You should hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field and have experience of being involved in research. In addition you will also have experience of working (and communicating effectively) with people from a broad range of backgrounds, and have the ability to work independently using initiative. You will be able to analyse data using appropriate databases and statistical packages.

This post provides excellent opportunities for collaboration and inter-professional learning and working.
The School has excellent quality metrics; a Professor of Learning Disability Nursing; has a number of staff who hold a PhD or equivalent; and several staff undertaking research studies at this level.

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