Research Assistant - Medical Careers (Part time, Fixed Term)
Sunday, 24th October 2021
School of Medicine, Education Centre
£27924 to £30497 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Applications are invited for the above post based in the Medical Education
Centre, School of Medicine, QMC. Home-based working may be considered.
The successful candidate will assist and support the Medical Careers research
team in carrying out academic research which includes literature searches,
developing questionnaires, conducting surveys, organising and conducting semi-
structured interviews, carrying out analyses of quantitative and qualitative
date and drafting of reports. The established team, comprising Dr Helen Church
and Dr Stevie Agius, focuses on research into immediate post-foundation
training breaks (colloquially known as F3) and their impact on later
postgraduate medical training and medical career decision making.
Candidates must have a degree or equivalent in a relevant social scientific
discipline e.g. education, sociology, psychology and formal training in
quantitative and qualitative research methods. Experience of conducting
surveys is essential as is experience of statistical data analysis and of
supporting complex projects. Candidates should also possess excellent oral and
written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with
clarity on complex information.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract part-time (7.25 hours per
week) until the 30th September 2022. An extension may be possible dependent
on the availability of funding.
The application process requires you to complete an online form via the apply
link and upload your CV.
For an informal conversation please contact Dr Stevie Agius, Assistant
Professor in Medical Education. firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be
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Job Description/Role Profile
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