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About the Role:

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences

Senior Research Associate (Academic Career Development programme, NIHR ARC East of England)
Ref: RA2218

Starting salary from £37,099 per annum, dependent on skills and experience, with an annual increment up to £44,263 per annum 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Research Associate to join the School of Health Sciences to coordinate and support the NIHR East of England Academic Career Development (ACD) programme, under supervision from Prof Eneida Mioshi (ACD lead). 
 
As a Senior Research Associate you will be associated with the NIHR East of England Academic Career Development (ACD) programme, and will contribute ideas and enhancement of projects around the East of England. You will analyse and interpret data, write up results and present information on research progress and outcomes. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to grant applications and may be involved in the supervision of researchers and teaching from the ARC East of England. 
 
You will have a postgraduate level qualification, equivalent qualification or experience in a relevant research area. You will also have experience of independent research, have publications in respected journals or equivalent within the field and be able to work in a proactive and results driven manner in a high paced environment. You will also have strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to analyse and interpret data and work effectively as part of a team. Advanced skills directly relating to this research area would be advantageous.  
 
This full-time post is available from 4 July 2024 on a fixed term basis to 31 March 2026.
 
UEA offers a variety of flexible working options and although this role is advertised on a full-time basis, we encourage applications from individuals who would prefer a flexible working pattern including annualised hours, compressed working hours, part time, job share, term-time only and/or hybrid working. Details of preferred hours should be stated in the personal statement and will be discussed further at interview.
 
We strongly encourage applicants from Black, Asian or other minority ethnic backgrounds and welcome applications from all protected groups as defined by the Equality Act 2010. Appointment will be made on merit.

Benefits include:
  • 44 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and University Customary days.
  • Family and Work-life balance policies including hybrid working and considerable maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption leave.
  • Generous pension scheme with life cover for dependants, plus incapacity cover.
  • Health and Wellbeing: discounted access to Sportspark facilities, relaxation rooms, 320 acres of rolling parkland, wellbeing walks, Wellbeing Ambassador network, medical centre, Occupational Health and a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Campus Facilities: Sportspark, library, nursery, supermarket, post office, bars and catering outlets.
  • Exclusive shopping discounts to help cut the cost of household bills, childcare salary sacrifice scheme, Cycle to Work scheme and public transport discounts.
  • Personal Development: unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning courses, specialist advice and training from our Organisational Development and Professional Learning Team.

Closing date: 17 June 2024

The University holds an Athena Swan Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality.

Further Information

For further information, including the Job Description and Person Specification, please see the attached Candidate Brochure.

This is an exciting opportunity to influence on the development and delivery of research capacity building activities led by the NIHR ARC East of England. 

For an informal discussion about the post candidates are very welcome to contact Prof Eneida Mioshi, via [email protected].

Interviews will be held online or face-to-face (candidate's preference) on Wednesday 3 July.  Post holder to start as soon as possible. 



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