Research Assistant

Opening Date:
10 Nov 2023
Closing Date:
26 Nov 2023
Salary Range:

We are really pleased to offer this excellent opportunity to join our team in the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care as a research assistant. This post is an exciting chance to join a National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funded research programme, which will investigate the impact of calorie labelling regulations on menus on people with eating disorders.

The research programme consists of five work packages: (1) a systematic review; (2) a qualitative interview study of people with lived experience of eating disorders, including adolescents; (3) a qualitative interview study of parents/carers of people with eating disorders; (4) a qualitative interview study of eating disorder clinicians; and (5) a mixed methods online survey.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and motivated person. They will have an interest in mental health and eating disorders, and be able to conduct sensitive research interviews. They will be highly organised with excellent communication and engagement skills. They will work well with others, and independently, show initiative when faced with challenges, and have good problem-solving skills.

The postholder will be based at the Denmark Hill campus, South London, along with opportunities for remote working. The post holder will work under the direction and supervision of Dr Tom Jewell.

The post-holder will also liaise with the wider research team including academics at Edinburgh, UCL and Imperial, as well as colleagues in several NHS eating disorder services across England.

The post is offered on a fixed term contract for 15 months.

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