Date Added: 13 June 2018
: 24 June 2018
Job Title: Research Assistant
Working For: Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
Salary: London Living Wage - £10.20/hr
A part time 2 day a week Research Assistant is required for the public health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) for a minimum of 6 months.
Smoking is the largest preventable cause of death and disease in the UK and accounts for half the difference in life expectancy between the richest and poorest in society.
The Research Assistant will support a survey of all mental health trusts in England which will ascertain the extent to which National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance on smoking is being implemented in this environment. The final report will make an assessment of implementation nationally and identify common barriers and enablers to implementation. The research strategy combines qualitative and quantitative methods. This post will provide support to the project and the lead researcher. The type of activity they will undertake will include co-ordinating the input from the expert oversight group, supporting dissemination and response of the national survey and transcribing interviews.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
- A strong academic record and relevant university degree
- An interest in health policy
- Evidence of research skills and an understanding of how to apply them
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong administrative and IT skills
We welcome applications from postgraduate students. Non-EU nationals must already have the right to work in UK.
Closing Date: 24 June 2018
Interviews will be held on Friday 29th June 2018 in central London, with a start date as soon as possible.
Closing time 11.59pm
Please email your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Those shortlisted for interview will be contacted by 12noon on Wednesday 27th June.