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Research Study Assistant (EPIC-Norfolk) - NORWICH BASED (Part Time, Fixed Term)

We are looking to recruit to the post of Research Study Assistant to join our established measurement team based at our research site in Norwich. Initially, the post holder will work on the EPIC-Norfolk Study 5th Health Check (5HC).

Applicants should be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a scientific subject or qualified by experience in a similar participant focussed research environment. The study will involve building a good rapport with research participants of all ages demonstrating both written and verbal communication skills. Previous experience in a public-facing working environment is essential.

Applicants should be confident in the use of technology and have practical experience of using various software packages. They should be able to demonstrate experience in adhering to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and an understanding of policies relating to the handling of confidential data.

Core working hours are 8.30-16.30 Monday-Friday but shifts outside these times may be required as necessary. The post is subject to a six-month satisfactory probation period.

Applications are invited from individuals wishing to work part-time (21.9 hours per week). Flexible working arrangements are possible and can be discussed in more detail should you be shortlisted.

The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2018 in the first instance.

Field research site - EPIC-Norfolk Research Unit, Norwich, Norfolk.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

For more information on the study:

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Closing date: 7th December 2017

Interview Date: 18th December 2017

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RH13984 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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