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Research Assistant

Contract: Full time, fixed term for 17 months
Department: Population Health Research Institute
Job Ref: 524-17
Salary: £25,728 to £28,936
Allowances: London Allowance of £3,027

Closing date: Tuesday 12th September 2017

This post provides an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the multi-centred TARs trial of a physical activity intervention to enhance smoking reduction and cessation in smokers who do not want to stop smoking immediately. The post will mainly entail overseeing recruitment from general practices, data collection and follow-up of participants at the South West London site, as well as collating data on the acceptability and feasibility of the trial methods and intervention.

Experience of qualitative or quantitative research and awareness of trials research methodology is required, along with an enthusiasm to develop new research skills.

For an informal discussion or to find out more about this role, please contact Professor Michael Ussher mussher@sgul.ac.uk

Further particulars and an application form are available here: jobs.sgul.ac.uk



Health Trainer/ Research Administrator

Contract: Part-time, fixed term for 17 months, 2.5 days a week
Department: Population Health Research Institute
Job Ref: 523-17
Salary: £21,585 to £24,983 pro rata
Allowances: London Allowance of £3,027 pro rata

Closing date: Tuesday 12th September 2017

We are seeking an enthusiastic and well-organised person to work on the multi-centred TARs trial of a physical activity intervention to enhance smoking reduction and cessation in smokers who do not want to stop smoking immediately.The post holder will have two roles at the South West London site. First, as a health trainer you will help participants to reduce their smoking and increase their physical activity levels. Secondly, as an administrator you will help the research assistants recruit participants to the study from general practices. Appropriate training and supervision will be provided to deliver the motivational and administrative support.

You will need to have a background which demonstrates an interest in supporting people to set goals towards a healthy lifestyle and have proven administrative skills.

For an informal discussion or to find out more about this role, please contact Professor Michael Ussher mussher@sgul.ac.uk

Further particulars and an application form are available here: jobs.sgul.ac.uk




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