Research Associate (CH11575)

University of Bath
May 05, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Placed on
Working Time:Full time
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Job title Research Associate

Department Social & Policy Sciences

Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263

Grade Grade 7

Contract Type Full Time, Fixed Term

Placed on Thursday 18 April 2024

Closing date Sunday 05 May 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH11575

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About the role

x2 Research Associates positions are available in a new research project, Health Hub: Systems approaches to commercial determinants of health and equity. This grant is funded by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and is one of the four clusters within the Population Health Improvement Network of clusters.

For more information on this Network, see https: // www. clusters/. You will be joining a friendly and dynamic team of multidisciplinary researchers working at the cutting edge of public health research.

You will be based within the Centre for 21st Century Public Health at the University of Bath, working predominantly on Health Hub work package one, which will be using a systems approach to identify and prioritise potential areas for action on the upstream (particularly commercial) determinants of health at local authority level in the UK.

The role will include:
  • Supporting systems mapping exercises with local authorities.
  • Synthesising the findings and drawing them together to inform other aspect of Health Hub.
  • Conducting research and updating the evidence base related to systems mapping.
  • Supporting implementation of Health Hub.
  • Working across other work packages of Health Hub as needed.
  • You will therefore be varied, providing many opportunities to develop skills in participatory public health methods, as well as wider training.

    We have 2 roles available both working full time (36.5 hours per week). Offered on a fixed term basis with an expected end date of 31/03/2028 or 31/03/2026. You will be asked at application stage which role you are interested in applying for.

    About you

    You will:

  • Have exceptional attention to detail.
  • Possess strong team work ethic.
  • Be able to work flexibly.
  • Be an excellent communicator.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • For informal discussions about the role please contact

    What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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