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Salary from £29,605 per annum with an annual increment up to £36,024 per annum
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21 Jun 2024

About the Role:

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences

Research Associate
Ref: RA2222

Starting salary from £29,605 per annum, dependent on skills and experience, with an annual increment up to £36,024 per annum  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research Associate within the Addiction Research Group to join the eSupport Programme team. The aim of the programme is to co-design and create ‘eSupport’, a digital support package to help people stop smoking during pregnancy.
 
As a Research Associate you will contribute to the research programme, supporting the delivery of systematic reviews, behaviour change intervention development and mixed methods intervention testing and refinement studies.

You will have a graduate level qualification, equivalent qualification or experience 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, the ability to analyse and interpret data and work effectively as part of a team. Advanced skills directly relating to this research area and previous research experience would be advantageous.  

This full-time post is available from 1 September 2024 on a fixed term basis for 30 months.

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.

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: 21 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.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Felix Naughton via [email protected].

This vacancy is eligible for the Global Talent visa.

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