Research Assistant - University of Glasgow (closes 21st May 2018)

Location: University of Glasgow - RI Health and Wellbeing
Salary: £28,090 to £31,604 per annum
Hours: Full Time (has funding until 31 March 2020)
Closes: 21st May 2018

The post holder will be required to conduct a programme of research, public engagement and knowledge exchange, set within the Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory. The focus is to contribute towards a fairer and healthier Scotland through raising awareness of, and providing evidence-based solutions to the very poor health and health inequalities currently experienced by people with learning disabilities. Areas include: health improvement, service improvement, public health intelligence, research and development, monitoring and assessing trends in the health of people with learning disabilities, assessing evidence of effectiveness, policy and strategy development, collaborative working for health. This post is suitable for researchers from a range of backgrounds and previous experiences e.g. public health, learning disabilities, geography, statistics, psychology, sociology.

The post holder will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project, as opportunities allow.

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