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About the Role:

Faculty of Medicine and Health
School of Health Sciences

Senior Research Associate
Ref: RA2224 

Salary on appointment will be £37,099 per annum (pro rata), with an annual increment up to £44,263 per annum (pro rata). 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Research Associate to join the School of Health Sciences to work with Dr Zarnie Khadjesari, Associate Professor in Health Sciences. You will contribute to the NIHR-funded AIR SAFETY study, which will develop an Artificial Intelligence Air Safety Tool (AISaT). AISaT is computer software that guides users on how to best reduce airborne infection risks in hospitals, using cheap solutions like air filters. The team will investigate whether AISaT works and offers value for money. The team will also develop guidance on how to use AISaT across the NHS. You will be mainly involved in the process evaluation of the implementation of AISaT but might also contribute to other work packages.

You will have a postgraduate level qualification, equivalent qualification or experience in a relevant health-related area. You will also have experience of conducting mixed-method process evaluations, have publications in respected journals and be able to work in a proactive and results driven manner in a high paced environment. You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to analyse and interpret data and work effectively as part of a team. Some travel to London and Hertfordshire will be required.

This part-time post (0.8 FTE) is available immediately for a fixed-term period of 3 years. 

Benefits include:

  • 44 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and University Customary days (pro rata for part-time).
  • 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: 16 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 Dr Zarnie Khadjesari, Associate Professor in Health Sciences via [email protected]


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