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Position Overview

Job Title: Research Assistant
Department: University of Sheffield – Faculty of Health – Division of Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £30,487 to £34,980 per annum, Grade 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract (12 months)
Application Deadline: 19th July 2024
Job Ref: UOS041473

About the Role

The University of Sheffield is seeking a dedicated Research Assistant to join the Sheffield Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU). This role involves collaborating closely with CTRU staff, Chief Investigators, and Study Managers to support the execution of randomized controlled trials and/or methodological research related to trials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project Management: Assist Study Managers and CTRU staff in various project management tasks under supervision, including obtaining regulatory approvals, setting up and closing down study sites, and supporting participant recruitment and reporting.
  • Quality Control: Liaise with staff at study sites and ensure quality control by undertaking site monitoring and related responsibilities.
  • Methodological Work: Contribute to the methodological aspects of trials, working in conjunction with senior staff members.

Desired Qualifications and Experience

  • Research Methods: Experience in using a range of research methods is highly desirable.
  • Educational Background: A postgraduate qualification (or equivalent experience) in psychology, biology, pharmacology, pharmacy, or social science would be advantageous.

Benefits of Working at the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield offers a dynamic and supportive working environment, with the potential for salary progression to £38,205 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution. To discover more about what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film and follow @sheffielduni and @UniOfSheffJobs on Twitter for more information.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their applications by the closing date, 19th July 2024.

Join us at the University of Sheffield and contribute to groundbreaking research in health and population sciences.

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