Excellent Opportunity Alert! Join the University of Oxford as a Research Assistant: Apply Now!!

Research Assistant
Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

The University of Oxford is offering an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic junior researcher, with a masters or undergraduate social science degree, who is interested in developing a career in qualitative health and social care research. It is intended that the position will allow the post-holder to gain an in-depth understanding of qualitative health research through working within an established and successful research group (led by Prof. Sue Ziebland and Prof. Catherine Pope).

Please see our website for further information about the group:

The post-holder will be provided with training to develop their research skills and experience as they work as a research assistant across a range of qualitative projects and tasks. The ideal candidate would demonstrate an interest in pursuing a doctorate as a subsequent career step. The position is not suitable for researchers who already hold a doctorate.

You will hold a good first degree in a relevant social science subject (or equivalent) and preferably have recently completed an MSc. You will also have a proven interest in qualitative health and social care research and good knowledge of qualitative research methods.

The post is full-time for one year. This post is available from 1 October 2024. You will be based in Radcliffe Primary Care on the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter in Oxford and report to the MS&HERG Operations Manager Dr. Angela Martin. Once established in the role, there may be the opportunity for occasional remote working by arrangement.

There will be an opportunity to find out more about the post from Prof. Sue Ziebland who will hold a 1 hour session by Zoom on Monday 10th June 2024 at 17:15. Please register for this by contacting [email protected].

For further information, or to discuss the post, please contact Angela Martin [email protected]

“Committed to equality and valuing diversity”.

You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. The Supporting Statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description. Click here for information and advice on writing an effective Supporting Statement.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 1 July 2024.
Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 22 July 2024.
Contact Person : HR Team Vacancy ID : 172640
Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 01-Jul-2024 12:00
Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected]
Salary (£) : Grade 6.1: £32,332 per annum

BZ24039_Research Assistant_JD.pdf

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