Research Assistant

Vacancy Ref: 021442

Salary: Grade 6, £28,098 – £31,604 per annum

MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow

Research Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

The post-holder will contribute to the evaluation of a pilot project tackling gender based violence in Scottish Secondary schools (Equally Safe at School). The evaluation will involve interviews, focus groups, observations and administration of student and staff surveys. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in qualitative methods, evaluation methods, and gender based violence.

The post-holder will work in a small team led the by the project principal investigators (PI), Kirstin Mitchell and Helen Sweeting of the Social Relationships and Health Improvement and the Understanding and Improving Health within Settings and Organisations programmes of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow. 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.

For enquiries regarding this post please contact Kirstin Mitchell,

This post is full time and has funding until 30 August 2019.


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Closing date:  9 July 2018


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